Multi-Cloud Automation with Ansible: Automate, Orchestrate, and Scale in a Multi-Cloud World

  • 3h 19m
  • Pankaj Sabharwal
  • BPB Publications
  • 2024

Across the modern IT landscape, managing infrastructure across diverse cloud platforms has become a formidable task. Ansible, a robust open-source automation tool, emerges as the ultimate weapon in your arsenal, unlocking efficiency and control over your multi-cloud environment, such as IBM, AWS, GCP, and Azure.

Indulge in an in-depth venture through Ansible's fundamentals, architecture, and applications in multi-cloud environments with use cases. Gain a deep understanding of core concepts, such as playbooks, tasks, and roles, and learn to set up Ansible seamlessly across diverse operating systems and cloud providers. Master the creation of efficient playbooks to automate infrastructure provisioning, application deployment, and configuration management in multi-cloud scenarios. Dig into advanced areas like network automation, security automation, and edge computing, acquiring the skills to automate intricate tasks effortlessly.

By the end of this book, you will emerge as a confident Ansible expert, capable of automating your multi-cloud operations with precision and efficiency. You will gain the skills to reduce manual effort, minimize errors, and achieve unprecedented agility in your cloud deployments.

KEY FEATURES

  • Practical insights for efficient Ansible Tower use.
  • Advanced use cases for network to edge computing.
  • Multi-cloud infrastructure automation strategies.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Write efficient Ansible Playbooks for automated system configurations.
  • Deploy and manage cloud infrastructure across major providers seamlessly.
  • Integrate Ansible with Kubernetes for container orchestration automation.
  • Implement Ansible Automation Platform and Tower for enterprise scaling.
  • Apply Ansible techniques to automate AI and deep learning pipelines.

WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR

This book is tailored for IT professionals, including system administrators, DevOps engineers, cloud architects, cloud security professionals, automation engineers, and network specialists seeking to leverage Ansible for automation.

About the Author

Pankaj Sabharwal, stands as an embodiment of deep technological prowess and visionary leadership. With an illustrious tenure of over 11 years at IBM, Pankaj currently holds the esteemed position of Principal Solution Architect, primarily catering to the Financial and Federal sectors. His adeptness is best reflected in his monumental achievements, having modernized and migrated a staggering 200+ legacy applications to renowned cloud platforms, including AWS and IBM. His expertise is not confined to just cloud platforms; he’s also reshaped numerous legacy systems, steering them towards a modern era encapsulated by containers and microservices.

Hailing from the historic city of New Delhi, India, Pankaj’s academic pursuits led him across shores. He made his journey to the United States in 2006, where he earned his Master’s in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). This was a progressive leap from his robust foundation in engineering, which he acquired from the esteemed Pune University in India.

In Pankaj, one sees not just an executive architect but a luminary, who seamlessly melds his rich heritage with a forward-looking, global perspective on technology’s transformative powers.

In this Book

  • Code Bundle and Coloured Images
  • Ansible in Multi-Cloud Environment
  • Ansible Setup Across OS and Cloud
  • Writing Tasks, Plays, and Playbooks
  • Infrastructure Automation Using Red Hat Ansible
  • Network Automation Using Ansible
  • App Automation Using Ansible
  • Security Automation Using Red Hat Ansible
  • Red Hat Ansible Automation for Edge Computing
  • Red Hat Ansible for Kubernetes and OpenShift Clusters
  • Using Ansible Automation Platform in Multi-Cloud
  • Red Hat Ansible for Deep Learning
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