Using AWS CloudFormation

Now that we’ve learned how to manage a blockchain network using the Management Console and the CLI, there is one more method to learn: AWS CloudFormation. AWS CloudFormation gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources, provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion. Rather than deploying resources in a one-off, manual fashion, CloudFormation allows us to define our infrastructure as code, which is a core concept in modern devops.

In this section, the Supplier will accept their invitation to the network and provision peer nodes using CloudFormation.