Getting started with Pulumi on Azure


Getting started with Pulumi on Azure

Pulumi? Someone the other day didn’t quite hear me right and asked “Haloumi?”. Well, I can’t blame them, Pulumi is still a new player, started in 2017 by two former Microsoft employees.
What does Pulumi do? Well, they took Infrastructure as Code VERY literal and developed their product also called Pulumi. If tools like ARM or Terraform are Infrastructure as Code then Pulumi is Infrastructure as real Code with support for quite a few programming languages already, mainly Javascript and Typescript (using the nodejs runtime) in a stable release, and Python and Go as a preview release.
This means we are getting out of YAML hell or the need to know “yet another DSL”.
Pulumi is currently on version 0.17.1, it’s open source hosted on GitHub under the Apache 2.0 license and has very frequent releases.

Read the full article on David’s blog.

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