YAML based Azure Pipeline approach for CI/CD of Terraform workspace

This note is a short addition to the last post -CI/CD of Terraform workspace with YAML-based Azure Pipelines. At the end of that article, I mentioned a few alternate routes regarding YAML-based Azure Pipelines, which I will be covering here. So that we are on the same page, I broke down the build pipeline into … Continue reading YAML based Azure Pipeline approach for CI/CD of Terraform workspace

CI/CD of Terraform workspace with YAML based Azure Pipelines

This note focuses on using Azure DevOps with Terraform workspace to automate the ideas discussed in the previous two notes (i) CI/CD using Terraform and Azure Pipelines -ideation and (ii) Terraform workspace with multiple AWS accounts. If you are new to Azure DevOps, I would suggest you familiarize yourself with either Azure DevOps build and … Continue reading CI/CD of Terraform workspace with YAML based Azure Pipelines

Exploring Azure Pipelines, Terraform, and Powershell

As of this writing [Feb 2021], if you've used the Terraform extension from Microsoft DevLabs, you'd have noticed that there is support for only a small set of Terraform commands out of the box. These are "init", "validate", "plan", "validate and apply", and "destroy". But Terraform has many commands: fmt, import, output, show, taint, workspace, … Continue reading Exploring Azure Pipelines, Terraform, and Powershell

Azure Pipelines (YAML) and Terraform to provision AWS S3

In my previous note, [Azure DevOps and Terraform to provision AWS S3], I listed in detail the steps to be followed to provision an S3 bucket using Azure DevOps and Terraform. I referred to the classic editor in the build definition/azure pipelines. Build and release definitions declared via a classic editor in Azure DevOps, although … Continue reading Azure Pipelines (YAML) and Terraform to provision AWS S3

Variables in Classic Editor of Azure Pipelines (Azure DevOps)

There are three types of variables while working with Azure Pipelines in Azure DevOps: -predefined variables, -variables declared/stored in build and release definitions (pipelines), and - variables declared/stored in variable groups in libraries. Microsoft has in-depth info about predefined variables at AzureDevOps Pipeline Variables. In this note, I discuss the other two types of variables. … Continue reading Variables in Classic Editor of Azure Pipelines (Azure DevOps)