Introduction to Ansible

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Description

Ansible provides you with an automation engine that allows you to manage multiple facets of information technology. That means understanding how to get started with Ansible is important. The Introduction to Ansible learning path will help you to get you started using Ansible to automate common IT tasks. 

The first course will help you to understand some of the generic concepts of Ansible configuration and management. Followed by the course Getting Started With Ansible, where you'll go through an overview of how to use Ansible. After that, you can put what you've learned to the test with hands-on labs. After that, the final course will cover an overview of Ansible Tower and Ansible Galaxy. 

By the end of this learning path, you should feel comfortable automating tasks with Ansible. If you have questions contact support@cloudacademy.com.

So if you're ready to start automating tasks with Ansible, then let's get started with the first course! 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how to use Ansible for configuration management
  • Learn how to deploy a simple Python-based web application
  • Learn about Ansible Tower and Ansible Galaxy

Intended Audience

DevOps engineers, IT professionals, or anyone looking to improve the way they manage their infrastructure.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this learning path, you should already have experience in managing infrastructure deployments. Knowledge of DevOps techniques would also be beneficial.

Updates

  • April 24, 2018 - Added Learning Path Exam

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Learning Path Steps

1courses

This course is a high-level overview to help explain some of the concepts of configuration management.

2courses

This course teaches you how to use Ansible for configuration management.

3labs

The goal in this first Lab is to create your first playbook. This Lab will be the first step in creating what is known as a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Python -sometimes Perl or PHP) server.

4labs

In this lab, you will be deploying a simple Python-based web application. This will be a basic LAMP stack, with the P representing Python.

5courses

This course gives an overview of Ansible Tower and Ansible Galaxy.

6

Put your Ansible skills to the test in this challenge requiring you to troubleshoot a provided Ansible configuration the deploys a web application.

7exam-filled

Final Exam: Introduction to Ansible

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