- Dec 15, 2017
- AWS, Serverless, DevOps
AWS CloudFormation is the foundation of operational excellency on AWS. We code our infrastructure in JSON of YAML templates and test it as much as we need before deploying on production. It is simply infrastructure as code concept.
However, some new resources may not be supported by AWS at the same time they are launched. As of today, an example to these is Elastic GPU resource. The solution is to define a custom CloudFormation resource and attach this resource to a Lambda function which launches these resources. The Lambda function should also be in the same template and I will describe the process in this blog post. ... read more