Azure’s Infrastructure-As-Code: ARM Templates, Validation, and Deployment Using Azure DevOps

| June 13, 2019

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What is ARM? An ARM template is a JSON file used to configure and deploy various Azure resources like VMs, AKS clusters, web apps, VNets, functions, and more to the Azure cloud. The basic idea behind Infrastructure-as-Code (IAC) is to provide the infrastructure through automation rather than using manual processes. In this Agile development world, even infrastructure code is changing and so it needs to be committed to version control repositories so it can be built/deployed using repeatable processes. The IAC fits well in the Agile development process without manual interventions by auto-validation, redeployment of the resources using Continuous Integration and Continuous deployment (CICD).

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