What is Ansible?

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How can you replace your repetitive, mundane IT tasks and become more productive and efficient?

In this lightboard video, Sai Vennam with IBM Cloud, visually explains how Ansible, an open source IT automation tool originally developed by Red Hat, can help you automate repetitive system administration tasks by walking through three key uses cases.

Timestamps
0:00 – Intro
0:40 – Provisioning use case
2:07 – Config management use case
2:41 – Declarative
3:29 – Ansible Playbook
6:22 – Agent-less
7:53 – Idempotent
9:04 – Community driven
10:32 – App deployment use case

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31 Comments
    • Sunil Anand
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Great Explanation.

    • Vanity meets technology
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Thank you Sai.. it was helpful

    • aucestovara
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      excellent explanation! Usually people that know as much as you do have problems explaining/teaching the subjecrt but that is not the case with you. Thank you for the clarity

    • TodayinCanada
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      What did you use to create the screen overlay (Glass andmarker, or tablet and software?)

    • Sunny Jc
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      beautiful explanation

    • Tizedboy Zilipendwa Channel
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      It is agentless but I need first to set SSH on all of my systems manually….

    • Gaurav Jain
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Thanks for the video! So, it's basically an open source version of SCCM with task sequences, supporting grouping of servers

    • LAMLM24/7/365
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Could Ansible be implemented in Industrial scale and Mid scale Manufacturing, &/ or CnC Machines?

    • Chika Orji
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Once again, very helpful video, though I had difficulty following the teaching initially. Had to look up a more basic definition of Ansible and its use cases, before finally understanding. It all made sense in the end. Thank you.

    • Dylan Cochrane
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Fantastic and clear explanation, thanks so much.

    • ICA-021-Hitesh
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Appreciated

    • kadhiresan narayanaswamy
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Best, worth investing the time. Earned a sub !

    • Alexander Kinyanjui
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      You come on this channel as a noobie and leave feeling like you're ready to publish an online course. Good stuff.

    • niels sommer
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Great Videos Sai – the structured approach makes it much easier to understand

    • Shubham Nagure
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      thank you so much for explaining so simply and beautifully

    • TwstedTV
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Its funny how Network engineers are using Ansible and Software Developers are using Terraform…..LOL
      By the way Cisco requires Ansible in its test to become CCNA certified. – But DevOps & other Software Engineers certification requires Terraform.
      Also ( 6:20 ) Terraform operate's using an agentless architecture. — This person in this video claiming that Anisible is the only one that is agentless is false…

    • Victor Korzunin
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Love the video quality, good job

    • Dimitri Minaev
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      1. How do you make sure you have the correct inventory on all machines used to run Ansible?
      2. How do you make sure you have the last version of the playbook?
      3. How do you apply one version of the playbook to one group of hosts and another version to another group of hosts?

    • Varun Aws
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Thanks Sai , your way of explaining was really good and thanks for posting … you are awesome

    • Raihan MDS Iqbal
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Please do create complete courses along with free labs it will empower more people and poor students like us. God bless. Please think about this and come up with courses and labs. Really appreciate the content and it is awesome.

    • Rohit Rawat
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      East to west Sai is the best 👍

    • Vimal Krishna
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      We just need Python installed on the target VMS we want to SSH. But good introduction. Ansible is written in PYTHON.

    • Chetan K Tyagi
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      PsyVenom

    • Andy
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      I wasn't able to focus because the "writing backwards" was really tripping me out… 😂

    • speed abort
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      first of all STOP writing opposite like that, it creaps me out, i know its an software. but i am creaping out just thinking how could he write that way

    • Chancetek, LLC – MSP
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      That was excellent. Thank you.

    • OMG
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Thank you!

    • snipAcode
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      How did you do that glass writing thingyMajeegi

    • DAVEENA COOPER
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      really great explanation, thankyou!

    • Akash Deshmukh
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      Most informative video regarding basic idea of ansible.

    • muchimi
      May 13, 2022 01:35 am Reply

      awesome instruction!! thank you very much

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