Ansible Pilot

Learn Ansible book technical review by Luca Berton

Second Edition: Automate your cloud infrastructure, security configuration, and application deployment.

May 31, 2024
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Learn how to write and run Ansible Playbooks, from the basics to launching complex multi-tier applications across public cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

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Key Features

Book Description

Are you tired of manually deploying and managing your infrastructure and looking for ways to streamline your deployments, introduce consistency and collaboration, and save time? If so, then Learn Ansible is for you. Written by a DevOps practitioner and system administrator with 30] years of experience, this book will teach you how to automate repetitive tasks and effortlessly manage several resources from a single code base.

From installing Ansible and writing your first playbook to deploying multi-tier applications across different cloud platforms, this book will take you on an exciting learning journey. By learning the art of defining highly available cloud infrastructure using code, you’ll find it easy to distribute configurations alongside your application. You’ll explore Ansible Galaxy, learn about community-contributed Ansible roles, and discover how to create and share your own roles. Later, the book delves into the capabilities of Ansible AWX and integrating Ansible with your CI/CD pipelines, using Azure DevOps and GitHub Actions. With real-world examples and hands-on tutorials, you’ll build a solid foundation to tackle any automation project.

By the end of this book, you’ll be able to confidently implement Ansible in your environment and day-to-day workflows, taking your deployments to the next level.

What you will learn

Who this book is for

Learn Ansible is for system administrators, developers, and infrastructure engineers who want to implement infrastructure automation and configuration management using Ansible. The hands-on tutorials make this book ideal for both beginners as well as intermediate users looking to take their Ansible skills to the next level. Technology professionals working with public cloud platforms like AWS and Azure will also find valuable insights into automating deployments.

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Author Bio

Russ McKendrick is an experienced DevOps practitioner and system administrator with a passion for automation and containers. He has been working in IT and related industries for the better part of 25 years. During his career, he has had varied responsibilities in many different sectors, ranging from looking after an entire IT infrastructure to providing first-line, second-line, and senior support in both client-facing and internal teams for small and large organisations.

He works almost exclusively with Linux, using open source systems and tools across both dedicated hardware and virtual machines hosted in public and private clouds at N4Stack which is a Node4 company, where he is the Practice Manager of SRE & DevOps.

In his spare time, he has written seven books “Monitoring Docker”, “Extending Docker”, “Docker Bootcamp”, “Mastering Docker - Second Edition”, “Kubernetes for Serverless Applications”, “Learn Ansible” and has contributed to “Docker High Performance - Second Edition” which are all available now.

He has also contributed to “Monitoring and Management With Docker and Containers”, which was published by The New Stack. His seventh book, “Mastering Docker - Third Edition”, has just been published by Packt Publishing.

He also buys way too many records.

GitHub repo

Code is available on the following GitHub repository

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