Create and Manage Stacks with AWS CloudFormation Using the Command Line Interface

by David Clinton

Automating AWS CloudFormation stacks can make all the difference. This course will teach you how to use the AWS CLI so CF stacks can be quickly built, updated, and incorporated into scripts. Potentially, such stacks can be included in CI/CD workloads.

What you'll learn

Do you enjoy how AWS CloudFormation can make resource provisioning predictable and repeatable, but find that the browser management interface slows you down? In this course, Create and Manage Stacks with AWS CloudFormation Using the Command Line Interface, you’ll learn to use the AWS CLI to manage all of your CloudFormation deployments. First, you’ll explore building and validating stack templates using the CLI. Next, you’ll discover using the CLI to manage your template lifecycles. Finally, you’ll learn some useful tricks like working with transforms and using the template cost estimate tool. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of CloudFormation CLI usage needed to make your deployment management much more efficient.

About the author

David taught high school for twenty years, worked as a Linux system administrator for five years, and has been writing since he could hold a crayon between his fingers. His childhood bedroom wall has since been repainted. David has administered, written about, and created training material for many cutting edge technical subjects, including Linux systems, Cloud Computing (in particular Amazon's AWS), container technologies like Docker, and many in-demand DevOps tools.

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