Diagram ↔️ Infrastructure-as-Code

You design and Brainboard writes the Terraform code for you.

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One infrastructure, one truth

4 ways to create your architecture

Importing your existing Terraform code, using templates, or start from scratch / git init.

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Same truth seen with 2 different views:

Architecture view & Code view

From code to design

Import your Terraform files and / or the URL of your Git Repo and generate the diagram.

All your resources are already configured with all their information and ready to use.

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cloud versioning

Create new versions of your cloud architecture

Navigate between the different versions of your infrastructure and the code is automatically updated.

Centralize your cloud documentation

Add README files to keep track and understand of what your team has been working on.

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Global overview of projects, environments and architectures

Zoom in and out of all the projects, environments and architectures you and your teams are working on to keep track of what you are doing and make the best decisions.

FAQ

Do I need to be Terraform expert to use Brainboard?

No. You don't need to be a Terraform or IaC expert to use Brainboard.

In fact, Brainboard simplifies the complexity of Terraform and help you configure cloud resources with a configuration menu. It will then write clean Terraform code according to best practices.

We also help the community by providing free Terraform trainings, or you can even book a 30min session with us to help on your use-cases.

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What is the difference between Brainboard and vanilla Terraform?

Terraform is a powerfull IaC tool that deploys the code you write. Brainboard, on the other hand, is an end-to-end cloud management solution built on top of Terraform with a visual architecture designer, a secure deployment manager, and dashboards to track costs, KPIs, usage, and more.

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How Brainboard is better than any drawing application?

Brainboard is a one-stop-solution for you and your team to Design, Deploy & Manage modern cloud infrastructure. You design your architecture, auto-generate your Terraform code and deploy your infrastructure.

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How do I generate the Terraform code for my cloud architecture?

Once your architecture is designed and configured, you just need to switch to the deploy panel in order to retrieve the fully generated Terraform code. You can also work with both design and code views.

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Which git repositories does Brainboard support?

You can connect your Git repository into Brainboard in order to push the auto-generated code.
GitHub, GitLab, Azure DevOps & BitBucket are currently supported.

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How does Brainboard integrate with my current workflows?

In brainboard, you are able to include all your current workflows:
- Manage all your Terraform States
- Connect your Git and make actions
- Create replicable templates for you and your team to use
- Brainboard plan to integrate a lot of open-source, public or private products in a plug-in system

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Can I import my existing infrastructure into Brainboard?

You have the possibility to import your existing infrastructure and auto-generate the diagram.

In the current version we support importing Terraform code and there are 2 ways to do it:
1. Provide the URL of the Git repo (Github, Gitlab, Bitbucket...)
2. Upload one or multiple files: Files and folders are supported

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What files are supported in the Terraform Reverse feature?


Reverse engineering process is not as easy as you think. Once uploaded, the diagram is generated in less than 30 minutes. A confirmation email is sent when the action is done. In comparaison, a migration like this one can take to an engineer approximately 100 days of work (generally paid between $800 to $1000 / day)

All your files are accepted and can be migrated into Brainboard including, & not limited to: Data, variables and outputs.

In order to import your infrastructure, you will be required to set-up your Cloud provider credentials.

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Is there a hosted version of Brainboard?

We are accepting few clients only. If you are interested in the hosted version.

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How does Brainboard support multiple cloud provider versions?

The cloud resources present in Brainboard are the same resources you find at Terraform, but they are organized in categories instead of having a flat tree of all the items in it.

We currently support 4 cloud providers: AWS, Azure, GCP & Scaleway.

We support different versions for every cloud providers available which allows users to support their existing infrastructure and ease the migration into newer versions.

We are also planning to add more cloud providers in the future.

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Can I deploy my architecture with Brainboard?

Brainboard deployment manager allows you to execute all Terraform actions (Terraform plan, Terraform apply, Terraform destroy) within a secure sandbox and get the output in real time.

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How can I collaborate with my colleagues?

Brainboard supports real time editing of the same architecture by multiple users. All you need to do is to invite your colleagues and give them the right access.

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How does Brainboard integrate tools like Infracost, Checkov, Tfsec, ServiceNow, etc…?

From Design to Production, 75% faster. Brainboard integrates natively pioneers in the Cloud Computing industry to deliver the best seamless experience in the Cloud.

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Can I create repeatable templates for my cloud infrastructures?

One of the ways to start quickly on Brainboard is to chose from the templates' catalog the architecture you want.

Examples of the available architectures:
- Azure AKS, web application, Hub and spoke
- AWS secure VPC, secure EKS, Jenkins implementation on multiple regions
- Google load-balancers

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Is Brainboard free?

Yes, just sign up and enjoy building cloud architectures visually. The free version access is ideal if you are seeking to get familiar with cloud architectures.

To deploy your architecture, check our pricing plan.

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