Hands-on Ansible Automation Book Presentation

Streamline your workflow and simplify your tasks with Ansible.

Luca Berton

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Hi friends. This is Luca Burton, and I’m here to present to you my latest creation, this wonderful Hands-On Ansible automation book. I’m super proud of this book because it’s something that I really would like to create for a long time. As you can see, this is not a one-day read, and I was trying to distill everything that I know about Ansible inside this book.

Hands-on Ansible Automation

Let me, first of all, clarify that this book was designed for people who would like to learn Ansible from the beginning or for some experts who would like to update their knowledge about Ansible. So the purpose is just there are wonderful books in the market about Ansible. However, they were created five or six years ago when Ansible was on the rise, and they’re lacking some information.

Especially after the 2.9 transitions, we’re talking about the, since Ansible 2.10 onward, everything changed, especially with the introduction of the Ansible collection and then kind of like adding this part of the book, but not like designing everything around the collection. This book was created with this intent in mind.

This is why the first section is just installing and is totally about Ansible. And then, we are going to explore more about Ansible architecture and how they build a collaboration. And let me also show you exactly that. There are a lot of code inside of this book. This is the best part of learning.

I have always had this kind of stuff. You know me for the Ansible pilot project, and I always try to add a practical team. So, first of all, the first chapter is the introduction. That clarifies how the data center is moving from a traditional data center to a kind of infrastructure and how important it is for the business nowadays when chapter two is about Ansible's basic and core concepts.

Everything about how to create an inventory. How to create a playbook, viable, you know, the loop, the facts, all these basic concepts that are very powerful and very important. Then, in chapter three, we move to extending…

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Luca Berton

I help creative Automation DevOps, Cloud Engineer, System Administrator, and IT Professional to succeed with Ansible Technology to automate more things everyday