AWS CloudFormation enables you to:
- Create and provision AWS infrastructure deployments predictably and repeatedly.
- Leverage AWS products such as Amazon EC2, Amazon Elastic Block Store, Amazon SNS, Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling.
- Build highly reliable, highly scalable, cost-effective applications in the cloud without worrying about creating and configuring the underlying AWS infrastructure.
- Use a template file to create and delete a collection of resources together as a single unit (a stack).
Table of contents