ANSIBLE BEST PRACTICES: ROLES & MODULES

 

You've been automating with Ansible in earnest. Your Ansible content is optimizable for readability and simplicity by following all the essential best practices. Your efforts to automate have accelerated the work you do and reduced costly errors. Success! Everyone wants to do more with Ansible. How do you balance the growing sophistication and scope of your organization's automation The Ansible Way?

This presentation is a follow-up to Ansible Best Practices: The Essentials. It will delve into the topics of developing roles and modules to extend the power of Ansible automation while maintaining readability and simplicity.

Based on actual experiences helping Ansible users, we'll show you what to do, and what not to do, to create the most reliable, resilient, and easy-to-manage automation solutions. In this session, you will learn:

  • Roles vs Modules, which should I use?
  • Best practices for developing roles
  • Best practices for developing modules

Presenter:

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Timothy Appnel, Senior Principal Product Manager, Ansible, Red Hat

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