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AWS CloudFormation

Cloud Provider: AWS

What is AWS CloudFormation

AWS CloudFormation is a service that enables users to model, provision, and manage AWS and third-party application resources in a safe, repeatable, and efficient manner using templates.

Key AWS CloudFormation Features

AWS CloudFormation provides an automated, efficient, and controlled manner for provisioning and managing AWS infrastructure through Infrastructure as Code, enabling the use of JSON or YAML templates for infrastructure modeling, integrated deployment capabilities, and custom resource support.

AWS CloudFormation Use Cases

AWS CloudFormation enables infrastructure as code, automated deployments, environment cloning for consistency, custom resource templating for tailored setups, and integrates with AWS configuration management for simplified maintenance and compliance.

Services AWS CloudFormation integrates with

AWS CloudFormation pricing models

AWS CloudFormation's pricing models include a free tier for template deployments within service limits and a pay-as-you-go model for AWS resources provisioned using CloudFormation, with no extra charges for the CloudFormation service.