Rootconf 2018

Rootconf 2018

On scaling infrastructure and operations

About Rootconf 2018 and who should attend:

Rootconf is India’s best conference on DevOps, SRE and IT infrastructure. Rootconf attracts systems and operations engineers to share real-world knowledge about building reliable systems.

The 2018 edition is a single track conference. Day 1 – 10 May – features talks on security. Colin Charles (chief evangelist at Percona Foundation), Pukhraj Singh (former national cybersecurity manager at UIDAI), Shamim Reza (open source enthusiast), Alisha Gurung (network engineer at Bhutan Telecom) and Derick Thomas (former network engineer at VSNL and Airtel Bharti) will touch on important aspects of infrastructure, database, network and enterprise security.

Day 2 – 11 May – is filled with case studies and stories about legacy code, immutable infrastructure, root-cause analysis, handling dependencies and monitoring. Talks from Exotel, Kayako, Intuit, Helpshift, Digital Ocean, among others, will help you evaluate DevOps tools and architecture patterns.

If you are a:

  1. DevOps programmer
  2. Systems engineer
  3. Architect
  4. VP of engineering
  5. IT manager

you should attend Rootconf.

Birds Of Feather (BOF) sessions at Rootconf 2018 will cover the following topics:

  1. DevSec Ops
  2. Microservices - tooling, architecture, costs and culture
  3. Mistakes that startups make when planning infrastructure
  4. Handling technical debt
  5. How to plan a container strategy for your organization
  6. Evaluating AWS for scale
  7. Future of DevOps

Rootconf is a conference for practitioners, by practitioners.

The call for proposals is closed. If you are interested in speaking at Rootconf events in 2018, submit a proposal here: rootconf.talkfunnel.com/rootconf-round-the-year-2018/

Venue:

NIMHANS Convention Centre, Lakkasandra, Hombegowda Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029.

Schedule, event details and tickets: https://rootconf.in/2018

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Rahul Bajaj

@rabajaj

Automation with Ansible: beginner to advanced

Submitted Jan 5, 2018

Ansible is software that automates software provisioning, configuration management, and application deployment. Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy. Avoid writing scripts or custom code to deploy and update your applications— automate in a language that approaches plain English, using SSH, with no agents to install on remote systems.

Outline

This workshop introduces a beginner to basic fundamentals of Ansible with easy to do hands-on exercises. The workshop introduces basic use cases of Ansible followed by an introduction to Ansible Inventory, Playbooks, Modules, Variables, Conditionals, Loops and Roles. Each mentioned topic is accompanied by a set of coding exercises giving the attendies a hands-on experience in developing Ansible Playbooks.

Introduction to configuration management [15 mins]

What is configuration management?
Agent vs Agent-less
Push and Pull configurations.
Imperative vs Declarative

DevOps Concepts [10 mins]

Infrastructure as code.
Deterministic Builds/Deployements.
Idempotency.
Communications channels – Message Queueing vs SSH

Indroduction to Ansible [30 mins]

Requirements
Installation
Configuration

Working with Ansible [100 mins]

Ansible Inventory
Playbooks
Modules
Variables
Conditionals
Loops
Roles
Anisble Galaxy

Ansible in DevOps environment [20 mins]

Questions and Answers [10 mins]

Requirements

Requirements:
1)Basic Linux Administrator Skills
2)Open mind and spirit to learn.

Speaker bio

Rahul is an Associate Software Engineer, Red Hat. He is a part of the official foreman organization(https://github.com/rahulbajaj0509). He contributes mostly to the Foreman project and is a ‘Red Hat Certified Specialist in Configuration Management’. He is also the organizer of Foreman Pune Meetups.

Links

Slides

https://www.slideshare.net/RahulBajaj94/ansible-92287889

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