Working with Terraform Conditional Expressions in GCP
A major benefit of Terraform is the ability to apply decision-making into your cloud infrastructure. The language used to define Terraform configurations, HashiCorp Configuration Language (HCL), offers conditional expressions capable of setting resource configurations dynamically. Pairing Terraform modules with conditional expressions can reduce the amount of code needed to build your cloud infrastructue and allow for reusability.
In this lab, you will learn how to incorporate conditional expressions into your Terraform projects to create resources dynamically.
Upon completion of this lab, you will be able to:
- Conditionally create GCP resources with Terraform conditional expressions
- Individuals looking to pass the HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate Exam
- Individuals and teams seeking an introduction to using Terraform with Google Cloud Platform
Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:
- Basic concepts of Google Cloud Platform
- Terraform Modules
The following lab can be used to fulfill the prerequisites:
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