April 24, 2014 - Issue 29
Rolling Deployments with Ansible and Cloud Load Balancers
by Jesse Keating
How I Fully Automated OS X Provisioning with Ansible
by Daniel Jaouen
Ansible Manage the Same Users Across Servers with Different Passwords
by James W Thorne
Writing an Ansible Module Using PHP
by Michael Heap
Ansible: How to Deploy Host Definitions on Icinga with Jinja Loops
by Valentino Gagliardi
Practical Continuous Deployment
by Steve Smith
Docker is awesome.
However, there are some misconceptions around what it can do for you. Some developers think it will let them bypass learning basic systems management. Perhaps that's true for simple local development environments, but for real-life production scenarios, Docker is an optimization that requires pro-level systems skills.
That may change as it becomes more mature, but for now, developers and budding systems engineers need to first build their skills with tools like Ansible before they attempt Docker production scenarios.
Here's a great explanation for newbies:
What is Docker and When to Use It
by Lucas Carlson
Release 1.5.5 - contains 2 small security updates
Upcoming in 1.6
- ansible-playbook now accepts
--force-handlersto run handlers even if tasks result in failures.
- Added VMWare support with the
- added an inventory script for Docker
- added an inventory script for Abiquo
For details on the 1.6 "And the Cradle Will Rock" release, see the CHANGELOG.
Special Discount (50% off): dotScale Paris
April 29, Official Online Training > Introduction to Ansible
May 20, New York, NY > AnsibleFest NYC 2014
April 30, Kelowna, Canada > #devKL - Intro to Automation with Ansible
May 3, New Brunswick, NJ > Using Ansible to Fill the Gaps Left Over from Puppet and mCollective
May 9, Orem, UT > OpenWest 2014 Conference: Dominate Your Systems Universe with Ansible
May 19, New York, NY > Achieving Zero Downtime Rolling Updates with Ansible
May 21, Broomfield, CO > How Ansible Makes Automation Easy
May 21, Broomfield, CO > Why Docker + Ansible make Chef and Puppet 100% Unnecessary
June 19, Reston, VA, > Ansible Configuration Management
April 26, Moscow, Russia > CM Systems Fight
April 29, Berlin, Germany > Berlin DevOps 2014-04
May 22, Madrid, Spain > Charla de Mayo 2014: "Introducción a Ansible"
May 22, Amsterdam, Netherlands > Ansible: Orchestrate your Infrastructure
June 26-27, Amsterdam, Netherlands > Ansible: Orchestrate your Infrastructure
June 30, Cologne, Germany > Virtuelle Umgebungen mit Vagrant, Docker und Ansible
Via Harish Narayanan
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