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Ep 28 - Nora Schoener - Infrastructure as Code

Oct 10, 2023

Infrastructure as Code and the Pivotal Role It Plays in Cloud Computing

Early in her career, Nora Schöner fell in love with infrastructure as code.

In this episode, Nora Schöner, Senior Cloud Consultant at superluminar, explains why she's so passionate about tools like Terraform, AWS CDK, and Pulumi, how they lower the threshold for developers entering the industry, and how they simplify the way developers define and make changes to infrastructure.

You'll learn:

  1. How infrastructure as code helped Nora enter the programming industry
  2. What impact will the HashiCorp licensing change have on Terraform users?
  3. Why infrastructure from code could be the new wave of cloud infrastructure management
  4. Why infrastructure as code isn't as wasteful as some people think
  5. How to improve diversity in technical teams


About Nora

Nora Schöner is a Germany-based Cloud Engineer who has been working in the tech industry for over 10 years. She is an AWS Community Builder and focuses on Cloud Computing and DevOps, but also on empowering other women developers. Nora founded She 'n IT Nuremberg, a meetup to connect other women devs in the industry, and co-organizes the AWS UG Nuremberg. She blogs at and likes drawing Manga, dancing, and enjoying delicious food.

Nora's blog and Social Media:
Mastodon: @wolkencode 

Nora's article recommendation:
Gregor Hohpe's blog post: 



About superluminar

superluminar is an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner based in Hamburg, Germany. Established in 2017, the founding team started with over eight years of cloud experience and has grown to 19 cloud enthusiasts in 2023. By being committed to a hands-on approach, knowledge transfer that has impact, as well as quality and a performant outcome, at superluminar, we work with our clients, we don’t just work for them.

Website: ​​​​​​​


About the host

Elias is the VP for North America at Checkmk. He comes from a strategy consulting background but has been an entrepreneur for the better part of the last 10 years. In his spare time, he likes to do triathlons.

Get in touch with Elias via LinkedIn or email



Music by Ströme, used by permission 

‚Panta Rhei‘ written by Mario Schoenhofer 

(c)+p 2022, Compost Medien GmbH & Co KG


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