Automation tools can help transform unwieldly IT tasks—managing zero downtime rolling updates, for example—into something far more manageable. In this course, explore Ansible, an easy-to-use IT automation engine
- What you should know
1. What Is Ansible?
- An introduction to Ansible
- Low-cost fleet management
- Get started with Ansible
2. What Are the Parts of Ansible?
- Work with hosts and variables
- Provided code to accomplish work
- Playbooks: Collections of tasks
- Control task and play behavior
- Challenge: Write a playbook
- Solution: Write a playbook
3. What Is Ansible Good For?
- Code-driven deployments and operations
- Coordinate complicated sets of actions
- Manage system configurations
- React to configuration changes
- Infrastructure management
- Repeat a task across a fleet
- Challenge: Ad-hoc task
- Solution: Ad-hoc task
4. Why Choose Ansible?
- Ansible ease of use
- Manage extensions in Ansible
- Advantages to using Ansible