Oct 24, 2013 - Issue 5
Kelsey Hightower has earned a bronze statue of himself riding a horse that will be placed prominently in the AnsibleWorks' formal gardens. Here's the inspirational artwork he provided to guide them:
AnsibleFest was this week and had a great turnout of over 100 enthusiasts in the venue generously provided by Rackspace. Some really epic presentations too!
"Ansible --turbo", Keeping Ansible fast in large scale environments
Ever wonder how to keep Ansible fast when working with over 10,000 servers? Then this is for you! By Jesse Keating
New Google Compute Engine Ansible Modules
Eric gave a great preview of the upcoming modules. He also demonstrated spinning up 1000 server instances in GCE which took only 3 and 1/2 minutes! Impressive speed at that scale. By Eric Johnson
(More from the fest will be highlighted in the future as the projects/decks/posts/etc get posted online...)
A Key/Value Store for Shared Configuration: etcd, confd
By Jan-Piet Mens
Getting Started With Ansible for a Django Project
By Manoj Mahalingam
Upcoming in Ansible
New in 1.4 devel:
- Jinja2 vars fully support self/deep refs and preserve types
- Tests run 50% faster
For more on the features upcoming in the 1.4 "Could This Be Magic" release, see the devel branch's CHANGELOG.
Graphite and Statsd with Ansible
Also discusses some upcoming improvements to the DigitalOcean module. By Drew Michel
One-liner to distribute your ssh key via Ansible's inventory.
By Justin Garrison
Nov 3, Washington DC > LISA
Nov 5, Washington DC > DevOps DC Meetup
Nov 12, Las Vegas > AWS re:Invent
"You gotta love Ansible for its simplicity."
-Patrick Debois (who coined the term "DevOps")
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Happy Halloween! As you can see, Cow is dressed as a somewhat menacing-looking carton of milk for the holiday.