Hands-On Enterprise Automation on Linux

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  • Perform large-scale automation of Linux environments in an enterprise
  • Overcome the common challenges and pitfalls of extensive automation
  • Define the business processes needed to support a large-scale Linux environment
  • Get well-versed with the most effective and reliable patch management strategies
  • Automate a range of tasks from simple user account changes to complex security policy enforcement
  • Learn best practices and procedures to make your Linux environment automatable

Automation is paramount if you want to run Linux in your enterprise effectively. It helps you minimize costs by reducing manual operations, ensuring compliance across data centers, and accelerating deployments for your cloud infrastructures.

Complete with detailed explanations, practical examples, and self-assessment questions, this book will teach you how to manage your Linux estate and leverage Ansible to achieve effective levels of automation. You'll learn important concepts on standard operating environments that lend themselves to automation, and then build on this knowledge by applying Ansible to achieve standardization throughout your Linux environments.

By the end of this Linux automation book, you'll be able to build, deploy, and manage an entire estate of Linux servers with higher reliability and lower overheads than ever before.

  • Automate your Linux infrastructure with the help of practical use cases and real-world scenarios
  • Learn to plan, build, manage, and customize OS releases in your environment
  • Enhance the scalability and efficiency of your infrastructure with advanced Linux system administration concepts
Page Count 512
Course Length 15 hours 21 minutes
ISBN 9781789131611
Date Of Publication 24 Jan 2020


James Freeman

James Freeman is an accomplished IT consultant and architect with over 20 years' experience in the technology industry. He has more than 7 years of first-hand experience of solving real-world enterprise problems in production environments using Ansible, frequently introducing Ansible as a new technology to businesses and CTOs for the first time. He has a passion for positive psychology and its application in the world of technology and, in addition, has authored and facilitated bespoke Ansible workshops and training sessions, and has presented at both international conferences and meetups on Ansible.

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