Rootconf proposals for round the year in 2018

On DevOps, security, cloud and IT infrastructure

My Ups and Downs with Ansible

Submitted by Rahul Bajaj (@rabajaj) on Friday, 23 February 2018

Technical level: Intermediate Status: Under evaluation


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.


Introduction to Ansible

1) What is Ansible? 
2) Why we need Ansible?

Ansible in DevOps Environment [15 mins]

1) Configuration Management with Ansible using Vagrant.

Pros and Cons of using Ansible [15 mins]

1) Comparing Ansible with other configuration management tools
2) Problems I faced while implemeting Ansible.

note: The slide and video is mentioned only for refernce. It is not exactly related to the currect proposed talk :)


A basic understanding of linux, networking and an open mind to learn will be a plus.

Speaker bio

Rahul is an Associate Software Engineer, Red Hat. He is a part of the official foreman organization( 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.



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