Kubernetes Operators with Ansible Deep Dive: Part 2

In part 1 of this series, we looked at operators overall, and what they do in OpenShift/Kubernetes. We peeked at the Operator SDK, and why you’d want to use an Ansible Operator rather than other kinds of operators provided by the SDK. We also explored how Ansible Operators are structured and the relevant files created by Read more about Kubernetes Operators with Ansible Deep Dive: Part 2[…]

Kubernetes Operators with Ansible Deep Dive: Part 1

Deploying applications on Red Hat OpenShift or Kubernetes has come a long way. These days, it’s relatively easy to use OpenShift’s GUI or something like Helm to deploy applications with minimal effort. Unfortunately, these tools don’t typically address the needs of operations teams tasked with maintaining the health or scalability of the application – especially Read more about Kubernetes Operators with Ansible Deep Dive: Part 1[…]

Configure Network Cards by PCI Address with Ansible Facts

In this post, you will learn advanced applications of Ansible facts to configure Linux networking. Instead of hard-coding device names, you will find out how to specify network devices by PCI addresses. This prepares your configuration to work on different Red Hat Enterprise Linux releases with different network naming schemes. Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Read more about Configure Network Cards by PCI Address with Ansible Facts[…]

Ansible + ServiceNow Part 1: Opening and Closing Tickets

As a Network Engineer, I hated filling out tickets. Anytime a router would reboot or a power outage took place at a remote site, the resulting ticket generation took up about 50% of my day. If there had been a way to automate ticket creation, I would have saved a lot of time. The only Read more about Ansible + ServiceNow Part 1: Opening and Closing Tickets[…]

What’s New in Ansible Tower 3.5

We’re excited to announce that Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.5 is now generally available. In this release, there are several enhancements that can help improve automation practices. Engineering has been working hard to enhance Ansible Tower and here are a few things we’re most excited about: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 support Support for external Read more about What’s New in Ansible Tower 3.5[…]