Hands-On Infrastructure Automation with Ansible [Video]

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By Alan Hohn
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  1. What Ansible Can Do?

About this video

Ansible is an infrastructure automation framework; other examples include Chef, Puppet, and SaltStack. While each framework offers its own unique features, Ansible has an advantage: simplicity. Ansible configuration uses simple, compact, and clean YAML files that are easy to understand and maintain. Ansible is agentless, which means Ansible itself doesn't need to be installed on target machines. At the same time, while Ansible is simple to learn, it is powerful and extensible, making it the perfect choice even for demanding tasks such as configuring an entire OpenStack cluster.

This video course will show you how to use Ansible to automate deployment so you can quickly and reliably run and upgrade your applications. You will learn how Infrastructure Automation results in cost reduction, productivity, availability, reliability, and performance. You will follow along step-by-step on a real Ansible deployment of dotCMS, an open-source Content Management System (CMS), which will deliver content to websites, intranets and mobile apps. You will gain real-world experience that will get you started quickly on your own deployments. This will include information on all of Ansible's core concepts and features, including playbooks, tasks, roles, templates, variables, and modules.

By the end of the course, you will be able to create and maintain Ansible playbooks, roles, and custom modules, enabling you to make full use of Ansible as part of a DevOps or automation strategy.

The code bundle for this video course is available at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Hands-on-Infrastructure-Automation-with-Ansible

Publication date:
April 2018
Publisher
Packt
Duration
6 hours 4 minutes
ISBN
9781788991599

About the Author

  • Alan Hohn

    Alan Hohn is a Lockheed Martin Fellow with experience teaching DevOps, cloud, and Agile. He loves to combine examples and explanation to make technology clear. He has written multiple guides to Kubernetes and has taught numerous classes on using Kubernetes for containerized microservice architectures. He is the author of several successful video courses with Packt Publishing.

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