Monthly Archive: August 2017

Migrating AWS CloudFormation templates to Azure Resource Manager templates

Infrastructure of Code is key to achieving consistent deployment of infrastructure in the cloud. Amazon Web Services enable infrastructure as code using CloudFormation templates ( https://aws.amazon.com/cloudformation/ ). In AWS’s own words: “AWS CloudFormation gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources, provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion.” On Microsoft Azure we use Azure Resource Manager templates, commonly referred to as ARM templates. I can easily amend the above phrase to describe ARM templates: “Microsoft Azure Resource Manager templates give developers and systems administrators an easy way…
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