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The House of Success

July 9, 2021
Cracking the code of successful Terraform usage is about establishing solid fundamentals. In this video, we'll talk about the typical hit-and-miss approach of random research, blogs, and trail and error that most suffer through. Eventually, you do...

Terraform HCL: The Function Analogy

July 9, 2021
We'll review the basic Terraform building blocks from the previous lesson that covers: Resources, Variables, Outputs, and compare them to a “function”. This is a contrived analogy, but folks find it helpful. You'll also learn about Terraform local...
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Terraform HCL: Conditional Logic

July 9, 2021
We'll cover how to perform conditional logic with Terraform. It'll be a little weird looking for those who are not used to the Terraform declarative syntax. There are only a few ways to do conditional logic with Terraform. Links: Blog Post: Ter...
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Terraform HCL Loops With count and for_each

July 9, 2021
In this video, we'll cover Terraform looping constructs. Terraform is declarative, so it's looping structure may seem weird to those used to procedural programming loops. There are a few ways to performing looping with Terraform. We'll cover the l...
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Terraform HCL Basic Components: Resources, Variables, Outputs

July 12, 2021
In this lesson, we'll cover the typical Terraform project structure, and provide a gentle introduction to Terraform resources, variables, and outputs. As a part of this, we'll also go through the starter commands: terraform init, apply, and destro...

Terraspace Tfvars and Layering: Reusing Code

July 16, 2021
We'll cover how to reuse the same terraform code to create different environments like dev and prod. This is done with tfvars files. Teraspace adds a concept call layering to make it easy. Links: Terraspace Docs: Tfvars & Layering
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Terraspace Testing Introduction: The Test Harness

July 19, 2021
We'll introduce Terraspace testing concepts and briefly walk through some sample code. Links: Terraspace Docs: Test Harness Concept

Terrafile Introduction: Centrally Manage Terraform Modules

August 25, 2021
We'll cover the introductory concepts for the Terraspace Terrafile. The Terrafile approach simplifies managing Terraform module versions. The advantage of using a Terrafile is centralization. You centrally define, manage, and update modules. No ...

Terraform Registry: Navigating and Module Structure

October 2, 2021
We'll learn about the Terraform Registry and show you how to navigate through it. We'll also cover basic module structure. Links: Terraspace Registry
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Terraspace: Google Network with google_compute_network Terraform Resource

November 16, 2021
We'll build a Google Network with basic terraform resource components. Links: GitHub: boltops-learn/terraspace-google-network terraform google_compute_network terraform google_compute_subnetwork terraform google_compute_router_nat

Terraspace Google Network with the Terraform Registry Module

November 16, 2021
We'll build a Google Network with the popular Terraform Network Module Links: GitHub: boltops-learn/terraspace-google-network-registry
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Terraform Registry EKS Module Code Review and Summary

November 20, 2021
We'll review and quickly figure out what the Terraform Registry EKS module creates by using grep. Useful greps grep '^resource' modules/fargate/*.tf grep '^resource' modules/node_groups/*.tf grep '^resource' *.tf grep '^module "' *.tf Links: T...
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Terraspace Google Managed Instance Group with the Terraform Registry Module

November 26, 2021
We'll build a Google Managed Instance Group with the Terraform Registry module. One of the few times, where couldn't find a good module on the registry so rolled my own for the demo. Links: Terraform Registry Module: boltops-tools/instance-grou...

Terraspace Azure Network with the Terraform Registry Module

November 28, 2021
We'll build an Azure Network with a module from the Terraform Registry. Links: Terraform Registry Module: boltops-tools/network Github Repo: boltops-tools/terraform-azure-network
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Terraspace Azure Linux Virtual Machine with the Terraform Registry Module

November 29, 2021
We'll build an Azure Linux Virtual Machine with a module from the Terraform Registry. Links: Terraform Registry Module: boltops-tools/linux-virtual-machine Github Repo: boltops-tools/terraform-azure-linux-virtual-machine
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Terraspace Azure MySQL Database with azurerm_mysql_server Terraform Resource

November 29, 2021
We'll build an Azure MySQL Database with Terraspace and the azurerm_mysql_server Terraform resource. We'll build the project from scratch. Links: Terraform Docs: azurerm_mysql_server Github Repo: boltops-learn/terraspace-azure-mysql-database
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The Best Terraform Statefile Approach Recommendation

December 14, 2021
Explain why think the best Terraform state file approach is a stack-env scoped approach. We'll go over the evolution process, IE: pain and suffering, that folks usually go through before arriving at the same conclusions. This approach is actually...

Terragrunt to Terraspace: The Step by Step Migration Guide

December 14, 2021
We'll take you through a full migration of a simple Terragrunt project to a Terraspace project. You'll be able to run terragrunt apply and terraspace up and see no changes. This allows you to test things out incrementally. This unique approach o...

Terragrunt to Terraspace: The Migration Concepts

December 17, 2021
Covers essential concepts you'll need to know if you're considering going to Terraspace from Terragrunt. Understanding these concepts is the key to helping you migrate. Links: Terraspace Docs: Terraspace vs Terragrunt Community post: Migrating ...

Terraspace Secrets with AWS: Don’t Commit Secrets into Git, Instead Use SSM and Secrets Manager

January 4, 2022
Committing secrets into your source version control is not a good practice. We'll show you how to use AWS SecretsManager and SSM Parameter Store to store and use secrets safely instead. Commands In the video, to focus on learning, we mainly use ...
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EKS: Self-Managed Nodes vs Managed Node Group vs AWS Fargate

January 6, 2022
We'll cover the different EKS Nodes and what they mean. Essentially, EKS manages Kubernetes-as-a-Service but this mainly means the Kubernetes control plane. You still need to provide compute nodes to your EKS cluster so they have the capacity to ...

Terraspace v1 Release

January 8, 2022
Terraspace v1 has been released. I'll cover the Terraspace v1 release highlights. Talk about how the new features work. Will also lightly cover some of the hoops that had jumped through to implement them. 🤣 Highlights Non-cloud provider suppo...

Terraspace Getting Started with AWS

January 9, 2022
We’ll go through the Terraspace Getting Started guide with AWS. We'll generate a new Terraspace project with an s3 bucket example. Deploy it, updated it, and learn how Terraspace works. Links: Terraspace Docs: AWS Getting Started

Terraspace Getting Started with Azure Cloud

January 9, 2022
We'll go through the Getting Started guide with Azure Cloud. It we'll create an Azure storage account, update it, and destroy it. Links: Terraspace Docs: Azure Cloud Getting Started

Terraspace Getting Started with Google Cloud

January 9, 2022
We'll go through the Getting Started guide with Google Cloud. We’ll go through the Getting Started guide with Google Cloud. We'll create a GCS bucket and delete it with Terraspace and Terraform. Links: Terraspace Docs: Google Cloud Getting Star...

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