AWS CloudFormation Templates: Getting Started
As your cloud applications grow, maintaining your infrastructure becomes more complicated. AWS CloudFormation offers a way to reduce this complexity. This course will teach you how to describe your infrastructure using AWS CloudFormation templates.
What you'll learn
Codifying your infrastructure allows you to treat it as code, offering you a single source of truth and allowing you to automate the deployment of your infrastructure. In this course, AWS CloudFormation Templates: Getting Started, you’ll learn how to create CloudFormation templates. First, you’ll explore how to create resources. Next, you’ll discover how to use parameters and output. Finally, you’ll learn how to define mappings. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of CloudFormation templates needed to create templates for your own infrastructure.
Table of contents
- Module Introduction 2m
- Understanding Parameters 2m
- Declaring and Consuming Parameters 3m
- Validating Input 2m
- Understanding Outputs 2m
- Demo: Creating Parameters and Outputs 5m
- Understanding Mappings 3m
- Demo: Creating and Consuming Mappings 3m
- Using Metadata 3m
- Demo: Configuring a Resource with Metadata 3m
- Module Summary 1m