Pulumi is an infrastructure as code (IaC) tool that enables teams to manage cloud resources using familiar programming languages. It offers a unified platform for building, deploying, and managing infrastructure on various cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.

Use it when :

  • - You want to use familiar programming languages and libraries to define and manage cloud infrastructure.
  • - You want to streamline the deployment and management of cloud resources.
  • - You want to implement infrastructure as code (IaC) practices to improve infrastructure reliability and scalability.
  • - You want to deploy infrastructure across multiple cloud providers with a unified interface.
  • - You want to manage infrastructure as a team with collaborative features like code reviews, sharing, and access control.
  • - You want to reduce operational complexity and enable infrastructure automation.

Consider :

  • - May require a learning curve for users unfamiliar with infrastructure as code (IaC) or cloud concepts.
  • - May require additional setup and configuration to integrate with your cloud provider or other tools in your workflow.
  • - May require careful management of permissions and roles to ensure data security and compliance.
  • - May have limitations in terms of supported cloud resources or regions compared to other IaC tools.