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Pulumi's Infrastructure as Code SDK is the easiest way to create and deploy cloud software that use containers, serverless functions, hosted services, and infrastructure, on any cloud.

Simply write code in your favorite language and Pulumi automatically provisions and manages your AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and/or Kubernetes resources, using an infrastructure-as-code approach. Skip the YAML, and use standard language features like loops, functions, classes, and package management that you already know and love.

For example, create three web servers:

let aws = require("@pulumi/aws");
let sg = new aws.ec2.SecurityGroup("web-sg", {
    ingress: [{ protocol: "tcp", fromPort: 80, toPort: 80, cidrBlocks: [""] }],
for (let i = 0; i < 3; i++) {
    new aws.ec2.Instance(`web-${i}`, {
        ami: "ami-7172b611",
        instanceType: "t2.micro",
        vpcSecurityGroupIds: [],
        userData: `#!/bin/bash
            echo "Hello, World!" > index.html
            nohup python -m SimpleHTTPServer 80 &`,

Or a simple serverless timer that archives Hacker News every day at 8:30AM:

const aws = require("@pulumi/aws");

const snapshots = new aws.dynamodb.Table("snapshots", {
    attributes: [{ name: "id", type: "S", }],
    hashKey: "id", billingMode: "PAY_PER_REQUEST",

aws.cloudwatch.onSchedule("daily-yc-snapshot", "cron(30 8 * * ? *)", () => {
    require("https").get("", res => {
        let content = "";
        res.on("data", chunk => content += chunk);
        res.on("end", () => new aws.sdk.DynamoDB.DocumentClient().put({
            Item: { date:, content },

Many examples are available spanning containers, serverless, and infrastructure in pulumi/examples.

Pulumi is open source under the Apache 2.0 license, supports many languages and clouds, and is easy to extend. This repo contains the pulumi CLI, language SDKs, and core Pulumi engine, and individual libraries are in their own repos.


  • Get Started with Pulumi: Deploy a simple application in AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, or Kubernetes using Pulumi.

  • Learn: Follow Pulumi learning pathways to learn best practices and architectural patterns through authentic examples.

  • Examples: Browse several examples across many languages, clouds, and scenarios including containers, serverless, and infrastructure.

  • Docs: Learn about Pulumi concepts, follow user-guides, and consult the reference documentation.

  • Registry: Find the Pulumi Package with the resources you need. Install the package directly into your project, browse the API documentation, and start building.

  • Pulumi Roadmap: Review the planned work for the upcoming quarter and a selected backlog of issues that are on our mind but not yet scheduled.

  • Community Slack: Join us in Pulumi Community Slack. All conversations and questions are welcome.

  • GitHub Discussions: Ask questions or share what you're building with Pulumi.

Getting Started

Watch the video

See the Get Started guide to quickly get started with Pulumi on your platform and cloud of choice.

Otherwise, the following steps demonstrate how to deploy your first Pulumi program, using AWS Serverless Lambdas, in minutes:

  1. Install:

    To install the latest Pulumi release, run the following (see full installation instructions for additional installation options):

    $ curl -fsSL | sh
  2. Create a Project:

    After installing, you can get started with the pulumi new command:

    $ mkdir pulumi-demo && cd pulumi-demo
    $ pulumi new hello-aws-javascript

    The new command offers templates for all languages and clouds. Run it without an argument and it'll prompt you with available projects. This command created an AWS Serverless Lambda project written in JavaScript.

  3. Deploy to the Cloud:

    Run pulumi up to get your code to the cloud:

    $ pulumi up

    This makes all cloud resources needed to run your code. Simply make edits to your project, and subsequent pulumi ups will compute the minimal diff to deploy your changes.

  4. Use Your Program:

    Now that your code is deployed, you can interact with it. In the above example, we can curl the endpoint:

    $ curl $(pulumi stack output url)
  5. Access the Logs:

    If you're using containers or functions, Pulumi's unified logging command will show all of your logs:

    $ pulumi logs -f
  6. Destroy your Resources:

    After you're done, you can remove all resources created by your program:

    $ pulumi destroy -y

To learn more, head over to for much more information, including tutorials, examples, and details of the core Pulumi CLI and programming model concepts.



Language Status Runtime
JavaScript Stable Node.js 14+
TypeScript Stable Node.js 14+
Python Stable Python 3.7+
Go Stable Go 1.18+
.NET (C#/F#/VB.NET) Stable .NET Core 3.1+
Java Public Preview JDK 11+
YAML Public Preview n/a

EOL Releases

The Pulumi CLI v1 and v2 are no longer supported. If you are not yet running v3, please consider migrating to v3 to continue getting the latest and greatest Pulumi has to offer! 💪


Visit the Registry for the full list of supported cloud and infrastructure providers.


Visit for information on building Pulumi from source or contributing improvements.

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