Posts Tagged features

New CLI prompt to use Update Plans

New CLI prompt to use Update Plans

Earlier this year we announced the experimental introduction of Update Plans as we heard from many of you that you need a strong guarantee about exactly which changes an update will make to your infrastructure, especially in critical and production environments. We have been making steady progress on this feature and are excited to further integrate it into your workflows. In the latest release of the Pulumi CLI (v3.48.0), there’s a new prompt to use experimental Update Plans when running an update.

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Pulumi Release Notes: CED Launches, Skip Checkpoints flag, Automation API NodeJS parallel inline programs, and much more!

Pulumi Release Notes: CED Launches, Skip Checkpoints flag, Automation API NodeJS parallel inline programs, and much more!

In addition to our Cloud Engineering Days launches, we have been busy shipping improvements in the last 2 months. Let’s walk through the release highlights across Pulumi engineering areas from September and October. If you want to learn more between release blogs, follow the CLI improvements in the pulumi/pulumi repo changelog and Pulumi Service features in the new features blogs.

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Pulumi CLI now displays time elapsed per resource

Pulumi CLI now displays time elapsed per resource

If you’ve deployed resources to your favorite cloud provider, you have probably found yourself sitting in the console thinking: “I don’t know how long this is going to take.” Then you deploy the resource and think: “When did I even start this?” When using Pulumi, the CLI prints out how long the update took after it ran, but while you’re in the moment, it feels like ages. We’re excited to announce a CLI usability enhancement You can now see how long each of your resources are taking to deploy.

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Simpler configuration management with project level config

Simpler configuration management with project level config

One of our most up-voted feature requests (with 78 thumbs ups) is to support hierarchical config. We’re happy to announce that we’ve now released the first part of plans to support this feature. Pulumi will now allow you to set configuration values in your Pulumi.yaml file, using the given value as a default for all stacks in the project. While we expect even this first level of support will be incredibly useful to many people we also want to assure you that we have many more plans in place to make this feature even better.

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Enabling Rapid Pulumi Prototyping with Rust

Enabling Rapid Pulumi Prototyping with Rust

Pulumi enables engineers to employ the best practices of their field to infrastructure as code. The pulumi watch command is an example of this, enabling rapid prototyping and a “hot reload” style developer experience for prototyping Pulumi programs. In this post you’ll see what watch mode enables, the challenges encountered in maintaining the feature, and how we were able to use Rust to bring that feature to more of our users.

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Repairing State With Pulumi Refresh

Repairing State With Pulumi Refresh

Under the hood, Pulumi is a desired state engine. This means that you tell Pulumi what you want, Pulumi knows what already exists, and it makes targeted changes to match the state of the world with your desired state. This works great as long as Pulumi understands the state of the world, which it nearly always does. We will discuss how pulumi refresh can be used to bring Pulumi’s state back inline with external state.

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Announcing Team Access Tokens for the Pulumi Service

Announcing Team Access Tokens for the Pulumi Service

A few months ago we launched Organization Access Tokens for the Pulumi Service and saw overwhelmingly fast adoption from our customer base. Based on this customer demand, and existing customer feedback, we prioritized improvements in the scoping of access tokens. Today, we are launching Team Access Tokens, which allow Organization and Team Admins to create access tokens scoped to a Pulumi Team. Pulumi Service customers on the Enterprise and Business Critical editions can use Pulumi Teams to set role-based access controls (RBAC) for stacks by enabling Organization administrators to assign a set of stack permissions to a group of users.

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