What is Ansible
Ansible is a tool for mass configuration and deployment management. You declare the desired state of the server and services and Ansible will do the execution. You don't have to worry about the state the current server or applications are in now; Ansible turns it into desired state. The entire configuration is versioned using Git, and you will never lose view of where everything is being deployed or miss any critical steps during the process. Ansible will help you with application deployment and quicker and safer server administration.
The training is ran as a two-day hands-on workshop, where you can try what you learn in practice. We will install Ansible together and describe how it works and introduce the basic concepts. We will see how to configure a server (tester on DigitalOcean) and deploy an application from the beginning to the end. Starting with the installation of system packages, application download from Git, creation of templates for configuration scripts, and secrets setup (e.g., passwords). After this course, you will be able to use Ansible on a daily basis and simplify deployment and configuration routines.
- Basic insights into automation
- Basic insights into Ansible
- Ansible installation (for those who did not install at home)
- Basic Ansible controls
- Writing own modules
- Ansible & CI/CD (Gitlab CI)
Who Should Attend
This training is primarily aimed at admins and DevOps who want to start using Ansible. At the same time,developers who deploy their applications (even into test environments) and want to simplify this process, will also find it useful.
- Basic Linux knowledge
- Basic Terminal knowledge
- Have Ansible installed
- Access to the internet (https, ssh) - better without corporate proxy
I'm a software engineer since 2009. These days, I'm focused in DevOps. I've stated with training in 2013, since then I've made more than 170 training sessions for more than 750 people. My cliets are banks, telco & large enterpises as well as startups and small companies.
Worth it? Need to convince your boss?
Unix System Administrator, State Treasury
January 20, 2020
I highly recommend Ondrej for both training and consulting in the field of automation and DevOps processes in the Linux world. Github, Docker, Ansible..all in a nutshell, supported by practice and enthusiasm for open source. Well, maybe he would learn me wrapping in Microsoft Word as well, I didn't ask ..
Software Developer & DBA, Glami.cz
March 10, 2020
Ondrej has great DevOps and presenting skills, backed by real production experience.
System Specialist Senior, Asseco Central Europe, a.s.
December 20, 2020
Ondra did training and several consultations at our company in the field of Docker and DevOps. He is a first-class expert in this field, with a huge overlap into other areas and with an incredible outlook in such fields as management or project management. I definitely recommend using his services. Personally, I look forward to further cooperation with him.