Your source for free AWS CloudFormation templates. Bootstrap high quality AWS infrastructure within minutes.

Why Free Templates for AWS CloudFormation

  • Speed up development and migration: reuse our templates to create complex environments for common use cases with ease.
  • Rely on high quality infrastructure templates: peer-reviewed by an expert (certified AWS solutions architect Professional) and verified with automated tests.
  • All templates are production-ready. If no other limitations are documented, they are:
    • Highly available: no single point of failure
    • Scalable: increase or decrease the number of instances based on load
    • Frictionless deployment: deliver new versions of your application automatically without downtime
    • Secure: using the latest operating systems and software components, follow the least privilege principle in all areas
    • Operations: provide tools like logging, monitoring and alerting to recognize and debug problems
  • Premium Support available: Get help in case of small and big emergencies and submit feature request.

Infrastructure Templates

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How does CloudFormation works

CloudFormation turns a template (JSON or YAML) into a stack. You can apply updated to an existing stack with an updated template an CloudFormation will figure out what needs to be changed.

Never make manual changes to infrastructure managed by CloudFormation!


All templates are published under Apache License Version 2.0.

Help needed?

You will probably find an answer to your question on Stack Overflow. If not, use the tag amazon-cloudformation to post your question, and the chances are high that we or someone from the community will point you in the right direction. We are not able to answer your questions via email or the project's issue tracker.

Are you in need of a feature or does a bug cause you sleepless nights? Please let us know by using the project's issue tracker. We work on bug fixes and new features as time permits. Are you in need of an urgent bug fix or important feature request? Contact us to sponsor a feature or bug fix.

Training and Consulting

Do you want to accelerate your start with AWS CloudFormation and our templates? We do offer remote and on-site training for you and your team. Are you looking for guidance on how to use or adapt our templates to your use case? We do offer consulting as well. Contact us and we’ll accelerate your project.


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