At Pulumi, we work with organizations that range from a few platform team members to entire departments for managing infrastructure. Many organizations, like Mercedes-Benz, have built internal developer platforms on top of Pulumi to enable developers to self-serve infrastructure templates, and partners like AWS Proton and Port have built integrations with Pulumi to enable self-service scenarios. We are thrilled to have announced yesterday the launch of our new suite of tools to build internal developer portals with Pulumi, a result of working directly with our customers to understand their problems and how Pulumi can solve it.
Over the last two years, we’ve seen a huge surge in adoption of Pulumi by Platform Teams – centralized teams within a business responsible for building out core cloud infrastructure and providing tools to the rest of the organization to maximize the productivity, cost efficacy, compliance and velocity of application and service delivery throughout the organization. These teams use Pulumi to manage their own cloud infrastructure complexity, to offer best practices components to their organizations, to enforce organizational policy, and to drive infrastructure delivery automation.
Last month, we released our first set of architecture templates — configurable Pulumi projects designed to make it easy to bootstrap new stacks for common cloud architectures like static websites, containers, virtual machines, and Kubernetes clusters. Architecture templates are a great way to get a new project up and running quickly, and they’ve already grown quite popular with our users, several of whom have asked if whether it’s possible to create templates of their own.
When building with Kubernetes for the first time, we often need to stand up a lot of infrastructure just to get to the point of having a base to build an application. Let’s explore how we can wire together two of our architecture templates to generate a base for a web application running on Kubernetes on Google Cloud with Python and Poetry.
Whether you’re building a new application or moving an existing application over from another provider, the basic framework of your infrastructure probably isn’t something you want to worry about if you don’t have to. The cloud is complicated enough as it is. With Architecture Templates, Pulumi takes on some of the work involved in deploying your application to the cloud provider of your choice. Let’s take a tour of the new Serverless Templates for AWS, GCP, and Azure!
One of the most common needs when someone starts a new project on cloud infrastructure is a scaffold of initial infrastructure that follows best practices. We’re pleased to share our new architecture templates that allow you to define that scaffold with a single command on Pulumi.