Learning Ops Tooling, Part Three - More Ansible

Learning Ops Tooling, Part Three - More Ansible

Learning Ops Tooling, Part One - Vagrant Learning Ops Tooling, Part Two - Starting with Ansible Learning Ops Tooling, Part Three - More Ansible Learning Ops Tooling, Part Four - Pulling and running the blog In the last part we looked at setting up an Ansible inventory file and running a simple module against it using the command line. In this post I want to take things a bit further and define a playbook that will install all the pre-requisites for my blog engine, which by the way is Ghost. Defining a playbook file A playbook is Ansible's way of…

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Learning Ops Tooling, Part Two - Starting with Ansible

Learning Ops Tooling, Part Two - Starting with Ansible

Learning Ops Tooling, Part One - Vagrant Learning Ops Tooling, Part Two - Starting with Ansible Learning Ops Tooling, Part Three - More Ansible Learning Ops Tooling, Part Four - Pulling and running the blog In my last post I talked about setting up a Vagrant script to create a VM in which to host my blog. The next step I want to discuss is how to install Ansible and, in turn, use that to pull down all the dependencies required to run the blog engine. Ansible is another tool from Hashicorp that is designed to let you automate the…

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Learning Ops Tooling, Part One - Vagrant

Learning Ops Tooling, Part One - Vagrant

Learning Ops Tooling, Part One - Vagrant Learning Ops Tooling, Part Two - Starting with Ansible Learning Ops Tooling, Part Three - More Ansible Learning Ops Tooling, Part Four - Pulling and running the blog I've been wanting to explore the world of "infrastructure as code", or IaC, for a while now but for one reason or another I just haven't had time (probably due to having a child to look after). Not wanting to let this go on any longer I've decided I need to make time to look into what tools are available and how to…

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