Having gained popularity in recent years, public cloud has been around for a good while now. Still the most common way to work with cloud is to log in to the AWS/Azure/etc management console and start setting up your resources.
However, the rise of the cloud and serverless technologies has also brought us a massive amount of tooling: infrastructure automation, CI environments, container orchestration… all with the purpose of automating things and increasing development velocity. But how far can you go? Is it possible to automate everything and stop clicking around in the web browser altogether?
This talk discusses the pros and cons of minimizing console-driven development and administration in public cloud environments through real-life examples.