Workshop: Automation with Ansible - 101

Get deep-dive Hands-On experience in developing Ansible playbooks.

9 May 2018, Bangalore

Abstract

Ansible is software that automates software provisioning, configuration management, and application deployment. Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy. Avoid writing scripts or custom code to deploy and update your applications— automate in a language that approaches plain English, using SSH, with no agents to install on remote systems.

Requirements:

  • Basic Linux Administrator Skills
  • Open mind and spirit to learn.

Outline:

This workshop introduces a beginner to basic fundamentals of Ansible with easy to do hands-on exercises. The workshop introduces basic use cases of Ansible followed by an introduction to Ansible Inventory, Playbooks, Modules, Variables, Conditionals, Loops and Roles. Each mentioned topic is accompanied by a set of coding exercises giving the attendies a hands-on experience in developing Ansible Playbooks.

  • Introduction to configuration management [15 mins]

What is configuration management?
Agent vs Agent-less
Push and Pull configurations.
Imperative vs Declarative

  • DevOps Concepts [10 mins]

Infrastructure as code.
Deterministic Builds/Deployements.
Idempotency.
Communications channels – Message Queueing vs SSH

  • Indroduction to Ansible [30 mins]

Requirements
Installation
Configuration

  • Working with Ansible [100 mins]

Ansible Inventory
Playbooks
Modules
Variables
Conditionals
Loops
Roles
Anisble Galaxy

  • Ansible in DevOps environment [20 mins]

  • Questions and Answers [10 mins]

Instructors


Rahul Bajaj

Associate Software Engineer, Red Hat.

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