AWS CloudFormation

Speed up cloud provisioning with infrastructure as code

1,000 handler operations

per month per account with the AWS Free Tier

Scale your infrastructure worldwide and manage resources across all AWS accounts and regions through a single operation.

Extend and manage your infrastructure to include cloud resources published in the CloudFormation Registry, the developer community, and your library.

Automate resource management across your organization with AWS service integrations offering turnkey application distribution and governance controls.

How it works

AWS CloudFormation lets you model, provision, and manage AWS and third-party resources by treating infrastructure as code.

Use cases

Manage infrastructure with DevOps

Automate, test, and deploy infrastructure templates with continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) automations.

Scale production stacks

Run anything from a single Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance to a complex multi-region application.

Share best practices

Define an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) subnet or provisioning services like AWS OpsWorks or Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) with ease.

How to get started

Try the AWS Free Tier

Pay nothing while you learn the basics of AWS CloudFormation.

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Find out how CloudFormation works

Learn how to treat infrastructure as code.

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