--- tags: AWS created: 2021-01-29 aliases: IaC --- Infrastructure as Code is the discipline of managing all configuration related to a software system’s infrastructure (servers, networking, managed services, etc) using code files which can be stored in a version control system such as Git. Its practice has several benefits including allowing for multiple pipeline [stages](https://serverlessfirst.com/serverless-glossary/#stage) to be easily set up with a consistent configuration, facilitating disaster recovery and enabling of peer review of changesets before they are applied to production environments. [^sf1] [^sf1]: https://serverlessfirst.com/serverless-glossary/#infrastructure-as-code Examples of IaC implementations include [[AWS CloudFormation]], and Terraform. --- ## References: - [Infrastructure-as-Code is the linchpin practice for successful serverless teams](https://serverlessfirst.com/iac-linchpin/) by Me