Azure Landing zones

The term landing zone refers to an environment that's been provisioned and prepared to host workloads in a cloud environment like Azure.

  • Azure Landing Zones are part of the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF). Landing Zones sets best practices for automatically provision well-architected and secure Azure subscriptions to be consumed by the users in the organization.

  • Landing Zones consists of multiple design areas, like identity management, network topology and connectivity, and resource organization

  • They can be multi-layered and they can be implemented on different scale, for example like setting up just the basics or going full enterprise-scale

Landing zones with Terraform

Azure Cloud Adoption Framework landing zones for Terraform is a project which presents an idea how to build Landing Zones with Terraform. There are also some ready-made modules, but as for now these did not look very mature yet.


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