Automate like an expert with Ansible validated content
Posted on January 6, 2023, Level intermediate Resource Length long
During AnsibleFest 2022, we announced the launch of Ansible validated content. This new initiative is focused on delivering an expert-led approach for automating your platform portfolio across infrastructure, networking, cloud, security and edge use cases. By Massimo Ferrari.
Building microservices using Terraform, Ansible, Docker, Docker Compose, and Github Actions
Posted on December 23, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Perform an emergency safety check to quickly disconnect apps and people from your iPhone. By Shubham Agarwal.
Peeling back the layers and understanding automation mesh
Posted on August 2, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2 features an awesome new way to scale out your automation workloads: automation mesh. In this blog post, I want to focus on the technical implementation of automation mesh, what network ports it is using and how you can secure it. By Sean Cavanaugh.
Using Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform to enable a Policy as Code solution
Posted on July 28, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Scenario: much of the staff's time is spent making sure that the infrastructure as code (IaC) implementation is in compliance with the standards and policies that his company has for cloud resources. This was the reason why he brought me in to run a proof of concept (POC). The POC would validate what would become a Policy as Code solution based on one of the common IaC products. By Tim Coulter @redhat.com.
Change management in SAP projects: How employees drive transformation
Posted on February 28, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Unfamiliar systems, new processes, completely different ways of working: an SAP implementation may unsettle users. That's why change management is crucial for the success of any IT project, especially in the course of a business transformation. By Thomas Jenewein.
Ansible tutorial for beginners: Playbook & examples
Posted on February 27, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Ansible is one of the most used tools for managing cloud and on-premises infrastructure. If you are looking for a flexible and powerful tool to automate your infrastructure management and configuration tasks Ansible is the way to go. By Ioannis Moustakis.
Five ways to get started with network automation
Posted on February 22, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
However, even though network automation has become increasingly popular, most organizations are still managing their network infrastructure manually by a CLI or GUI. Why is this? By Sean Cavanaugh.
Introduction to ansible-test
Posted on December 23, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
As automation becomes crucial for more and more business cases, there is an increased need to test the automation code itself. This is where ansible-test comes in: developers who want to test their Ansible Content Collections for sanity, unit and integration tests can use ansible-test to achieve testing workflows that integrate with source code repositories. By Anshul Behl.
Why 2022 will be the year for edge automation
Posted on November 27, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length short
According to the Statista, in the Forecast number of mobile users worldwide 2020-2025 report, the number of mobile users worldwide reached 7.1 billion in 2021, and this number is projected to grow. This initiates a new set of use cases for edge devices due to the explosive growth of network-connected entry points. By Dafné Mendoza.
Tags devops cloud open-source ansible
Network MOP's as automated workflows
Posted on April 29, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length long
While there are generic use-cases, the real value of automation is truly uncovered when you are able to translate your existing processes into automated workflows that need no human intervention in order to be executed. By Nicolas Leiva.
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Demystifying Ansible for Linux sysadmins
Posted on January 19, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length short
Taking the labor out of labor-intensive tasks is what Ansible is all about. Learn the basics here. By Pratheek Prabhakaran.
Migrating our Ansible roles to a collection
Posted on November 17, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length short
An article by Sebastian Gumprich about their experience with decision to move their existing Ansible roles for Linux, ssh, nginx and MySQL into an Ansible collection. Collections are a distribution format for Ansible content that can include playbooks, roles, modules, and plugins.