Terraform on IBM Cloud provides a seamless, powerful and faster way to provision resources in IBM Cloud by using Terraform templates.

Terraform on IBM Cloud templates consist of one or more Terraform configuration files and modules that specify the state you want to achieve for your IBM Cloud resources.

The Terraform on IBM Cloud templates are published in the public IBM Cloud Schematics GitHub. It contains around 100 repositories to use (and contribute to) based on the extensibility of the templates. Some of the Terraform templates that are published in the IBM Cloud documentation include the following:

A single click can create a workspace

With a single click, you can create an IBM Cloud Schematics workspace and configure your settings through input variables to provision your services. Each repository contains the high-level process configuration files, with the necessary steps to set the input and output information for the templates.

Code snippets

Code snippets are a small portion of reusable source and configuration files that are created as an example to provision the resources by using Terraform templates. Code snippets can help as a beginning point for your custom templates to configure for the IBM Cloud service or resource. The list of code snippets are provided to apply and customize to your business requirement.

Are you eager to contribute?

If you’d like to contribute, you can begin with the guidelines to getting started repository, which will help you create your Terraform templates and publish them in the IBM Cloud Schematics GitHub repository. Your repository will be verified and you will be able to add to the IBM Cloud private catalog.

For any questions about the onboarding process, you can contact IBM Cloud support.

Get started

Was this article helpful?
YesNo

More from Cloud

IBM Tech Now: April 8, 2024

< 1 min read - ​Welcome IBM Tech Now, our video web series featuring the latest and greatest news and announcements in the world of technology. Make sure you subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified every time a new IBM Tech Now video is published. IBM Tech Now: Episode 96 On this episode, we're covering the following topics: IBM Cloud Logs A collaboration with IBM watsonx.ai and Anaconda IBM offerings in the G2 Spring Reports Stay plugged in You can check out the…

The advantages and disadvantages of private cloud 

6 min read - The popularity of private cloud is growing, primarily driven by the need for greater data security. Across industries like education, retail and government, organizations are choosing private cloud settings to conduct business use cases involving workloads with sensitive information and to comply with data privacy and compliance needs. In a report from Technavio (link resides outside ibm.com), the private cloud services market size is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 26.71% between 2023 and 2028, and it is forecast to increase by…

Optimize observability with IBM Cloud Logs to help improve infrastructure and app performance

5 min read - There is a dilemma facing infrastructure and app performance—as workloads generate an expanding amount of observability data, it puts increased pressure on collection tool abilities to process it all. The resulting data stress becomes expensive to manage and makes it harder to obtain actionable insights from the data itself, making it harder to have fast, effective, and cost-efficient performance management. A recent IDC study found that 57% of large enterprises are either collecting too much or too little observability data.…

IBM Newsletters

Get our newsletters and topic updates that deliver the latest thought leadership and insights on emerging trends.
Subscribe now More newsletters