Why Not Just Use CloudFormation?

This lesson will compare Terraform and CloudFormation to learn which one is better.

Terraform vs. CloudFormation

As this course is going to use AWS for its examples, it seems prudent to address the question: Why use Terraform over CloudFormation? Since CloudFormation is an infrastructure-as-code tool that is doing the same job as Terraform and was written by Amazon themselves, isn’t it better? Well, not exactly. There are several reasons why Terraform is a better choice than CloudFormation for your project.

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