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The Best Approach for Setting Up Infrastructure-as-Code

July 06, 2022


Coding infrastructure or specifying the desired state, what is the preferred approach?

With Cloud Computing you can create compute infrastructure by writing a program. You call the appropriate APIs and you can create anything you want. This has resulted in the term “infrastructure as code”. In this talk we will look at the differences between creating the infrastructure using imperative languages like Typescript and Python and the desired state configuration paradigm employed by CloudFormation and Terraform.


Time: 8:00 to 10:30 CET including a nice breakfast
Location: Amsterdam
Language: English

About the speaker

Mark van Holsteijn is a senior software systems architect, and CTO of He is passionate about removing waste in the software delivery process and keeping things clear and simple. Using Cloud Technology to achieve this is one of his favourite party tricks. He has been moving customers to the cloud, since 2013. He delivers customer value by quantifying goals and applying an evolutionary approach to systems engineering. In his spare time, he takes only cold showers, likes to play golf, bicycle and yoga.

Mark van Holsteijn, CTO at Binx


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