Immutable infrastructure isn't the answer
Working exclusively with Cloud since 2011 (AWS and GCP) you might expect me to be a proponent of immutable infrastructure. Instead, let me show you why immutable infrastructure doesn't fit for the majority of cloud deployments, and what you should do instead.
Sam Bashton is the founder of the unimaginatively named Cloud constancy firm Bashton Ltd, which was purchased by European MSP Claranet in Feb 2016. Sam oversees an ever growing team implementing and managing solutions on AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure.