Key Stakeholders: CIO, Sysops, System Admins, Network Admins, Storage Admins, IT Operations Managers
Why It Matters: New software architectures continue to add complexity to it infrastructure management. At the same time, organizations expect IT to deploy applications faster. New tools are needed for IT operations to perform in this environment.
Top Takeaways: Infrastructure as Code, or IaC, offers a path to faster and less error-prone management of new software infrastructure at enterprise scale. IaC abstracts the myriad of ways IT professionals interact with systems into a simple, plain text, code file.
In this report, Tom Petrocelli covers the concept of Infrastructure as Code and how it works from a practical perspective. Topics included are:
- What is Infrastructure as Code?
- What Can IT Do With IaC
- Infrastructure Abstraction
- How IaC works
- Challenges of Implementing IaC
- Vendors in the IaC Market