Packer is a powerful tool to build a golden image for multiple platforms. All the configurations are scripted therefore you can embrace Infrastructure-as-a-Code practice. And the best thing, it is FREE!
After we have a blueprint for our solutions in part 1, now it is time to implement it into code. We use AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) as Infrastructure as a Code and Spring Boot as our custom job implementation.
Cloud technology is becoming more and more significant in the technology industry. They provide plenty of tools and services, which will enable us to deliver our product faster to the market. On several occasions, migration your infrastructure is not as easy as flipping your palm. We could face lots of challenges; from a business, process, technology, and regulatory perspective.
An example to provision EC2 instances in the private subnet using AWS SSM, Ansible Dynamic Inventory and AWS community collections.