Articles in the category "terraform"

Using AI to generate Terraform Code from actual AWS resources

The world is changing, with new AI tools emerging every day. One such tool that has been making waves recently is ChatGPT. It is only the first of many such tools hitting the market, and it urges us to think about the future of our work. I recently used it to help with a standard task that I often perform and was amazed by how well it helped me to automate it.

Visualize AWS Security Groups and Rules from Terraform State

In an ever-changing AWS environment, maintaining manually created architecture diagrams can be challenging. For this reason, I decided to find an automated solution for generating diagrams based on the Terraform State File. In this blog post, I will introduce a tool that simplifies the maintenance of architecture diagrams, ensuring their accuracy and providing a clear understanding of AWS security groups and their interactions.

Terraform OS Detection

In some rare cases it is important to know on which Operating System Terraform is being executed. Since there is (yet) no functionality that solves this by Terraform this hack can help in these situations.