Infrastructure as Code with ARM Templates and why it matters for developers


Keeping the infrastructure and configuration consistent between different environments can be a nightmare. You need to make sure that all services and servers are setup and configured in the same way and in too many cases this is done manually, and manual steps eventually turns into inconsistency. ARM templates is here to change thatng the infrastructure and configuration consistent between different environments can be a nightmare. You need to make sure that all services and servers are setup and configured in the same way and in too many cases this is done manually, and manual steps eventually turns into inconsistency. ARM templates is here to change that.

Azure ARM templates allows you to provision your applications using a declarative template written in JSON. This enables you to take full advantage of the cloud by upgrading existing environments or creating new ones in a fast and consistent manner.

In this session we will look at the basic structure of such templates, how to use them to describe your Azure environment and why infrastructure as code is relevant for you as a developer.

Speaker

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Peter Örneholm

Peter Örneholm is a clever developer who loves to be on the go. He enjoy traveling around the world to share his knowledge of cloud and modern web technologies. Using the power of Azure is his passion. Peter has over 10 years of experience in Microsoft related technologies and currently works as an IT consultant at Active Solution in Stockholm.