Working with the DevOps ecosystem is one of the most rewarding jobs at Equinix Metal™, and we love it! In addition to evolving alongside well-established tools like Terraform, we're always looking for new communities to participate in.
Terraform - Recommended¶
Terraform enables you to safely and predictably create, change, and improve production infrastructure by using configuration files.
Equinix Metal has a number of Terraform modules to help you get started quickly, check out our Terraform Registry for the latest offerings.
App deployment, configuration management, and orchestration - all from one system. Ansible is powerful IT automation that you can learn quickly.
Apache Libcloud is a Python library for interacting with many of the popular cloud service providers using a unified API.
The Equinix Metal provider for Crossplane gives you the ability to deploy Equinix Metal server devices and virtual networks via kubectl and compose them into higher-level infrastructure abstractions with Crossplane, to deploy apps faster using best-practice configurations. Crossplane supports multiple cloud providers so you can compose the right mix of Equinix Metal infrastructure and services from other clouds to deliver multi-cloud applications using kubectl, deployment pipelines and GitOps workflows, or anything that works with the Kubernetes API.
Pulumi is a Cloud Native Development Platform. Get code to the cloud quickly with productive tools and frameworks for both Dev and DevOps. Define cloud services - from serverless to containers to virtual machines - using code in your favorite languages. Deploy to any cloud, including Equinix Metal!