About the Book
Terraform is one of the most popular tools around for managing Infrastructure as Code. HashiCorp, the creators of Terraform, have introduced the Terraform Associate certification to demonstrate that you have the essentials skills and knowledge to leverage Terraform. This book serves as a guide to prepare you for the certification exam. Authors Ned Bellavance and Adin Ermie are real-world practitioners and experienced instructors providing an overview of the certification objectives, detailed examples, and key takeaways to aid you in studying for the exam. Get Terraform, get the guide, and get certified!
About the Authors
Ned is an IT professional with almost 20 years of experience in the field. He has been a helpdesk operator, systems administrator, cloud architect, and product manager. In his newest incarnation, he is the Founder of Ned in the Cloud LLC. As a one-man-tech-juggernaut, he develops courses for Pluralsight, runs a podcast for Packet Pushers, runs a podcast for himself, and creates original content for technology vendors.
Ned has been a Microsoft MVP since 2017 and holds a bunch of industry certifications that have no bearing on anything beyond his exceptional ability to take exams and pass them.
Ned has three guiding principles:
- Embrace discomfort
- Fail often
- Be nice
You can learn more about Ned on his website https://nedinthecloud.com.
I am an experienced Microsoft Azure Subject Matter Expert, that brings passion and enthusiasm to everything I do.
I focus on emerging technologies and innovation, utilizing my knowledge and insatiable drive for learning of the cutting-edge in cloud operations to help my Clients (and their customers) become market leaders versus trend followers.
I specialize in hybrid-cloud architecture and implementation technologies, including
- Microsoft Azure
- Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) & Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
- Cloud Management & Security
- Cloud Governance
- Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR)
- Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC)