Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform now available in AWS Marketplace

At AnsibleFest 2022 in the “windy city” Chicago, Red Hat announced Ansible Automation Platform’s upcoming availability in AWS Marketplace. That day is here!   I’d like to take a few moments to provide some more details about this offering and why you should be considering Ansible Automation Platform in AWS Marketplace. As organization’s hybrid cloud environments Read more about Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform now available in AWS Marketplace[…]

Let Ansible keep an eye on your AWS environment

In a cloud model, the security of the environment and compliance becomes the responsibility of both the end users and the cloud provider. This is what we call the shared responsibility model in which every part of the cloud, including the hardware, data, configurations, access rights, and operating system, are protected. Depending on the local Read more about Let Ansible keep an eye on your AWS environment[…]

Scaling out iOS builds on AWS with EC2 mac

Scaling out iOS builds on AWS with EC2 mac Introduction The number of mobile application subscriptions are increasing annually, trending towards 8 billion and combined number of apps in the app stores are close to 6 million. Mobile application development has become prevalent, not just for consumer facing businesses but also with the remote workforce. Read more about Scaling out iOS builds on AWS with EC2 mac[…]

Create iOS Unity build pipelines on AWS with Jenkins and EC2 Mac instances

Create iOS Unity build pipelines on AWS with Jenkins and EC2 Mac instances Every mobile game, whether it is a multiplayer or standalone game, must build binaries. Developers of high budget, high profile AAA and AA games tend to lean towards managing a build farm, whereas independent developers (indies) may rely on local or third-party Read more about Create iOS Unity build pipelines on AWS with Jenkins and EC2 Mac instances[…]

Exploring New Possibilities with the AWS Cloud Control Collection

We recently made available an experimental alpha Collection of generated modules using the AWS Cloud Control API for interacting with AWS Services. This content is not intended for production in its current state. We are making this work available because we thought it was important to share our research and get your feedback.  In this Read more about Exploring New Possibilities with the AWS Cloud Control Collection[…]

Two Simple Ways Automation Can Save You Money on Your AWS Bill

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform is an excellent automation and orchestration tool for public clouds. For this post, I am going to walk through two common scenarios where Ansible Automation Platform can help out. I want to look outside the common public cloud use-case of provisioning and deprovisioning resources and instead look at automating common Read more about Two Simple Ways Automation Can Save You Money on Your AWS Bill[…]

What’s New: The Ansible AWS Collection 2.0 Release

When it comes to Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure automation, the latest release of the Ansible amazon.aws Collection brings a set of fresh features to build, manage and govern various public and hybrid cloud use cases while accelerating the process from development to production. In this blog post, we will go over what else has Read more about What’s New: The Ansible AWS Collection 2.0 Release[…]

Getting Started With AWS Ansible Module Development and Community Contribution

We often hear from cloud admins and developers that they’re interested in giving back to Ansible and using their knowledge to benefit the community, but they don’t know how to get started.  Lots of folks may even already be carrying new Ansible modules or plugins in their local environments, and are looking to get them Read more about Getting Started With AWS Ansible Module Development and Community Contribution[…]

Bringing Order to the Cloud: Day 2 Operations in AWS with Ansible

Cloud environments do not lend themselves to manual management or interference, and only thrive in well-automated environments. Many cloud environments are created and deployed from a known definition/template, but what do you do on day 2? In this blog post, we will cover some of the top day 2 operations use cases available through our Read more about Bringing Order to the Cloud: Day 2 Operations in AWS with Ansible[…]

Jenkins Infrastructure: Stats, Updates, and AWS sponsorship

The Jenkins project relies heavily on its infrastructure. We use websites like www.jenkins.io and plugins.jenkins.io, ticketing systems like issues.jenkins.io , CI/CD infrastructure like ci.jenkins.io , and many other services. Just to provide some context about the Jenkins infrastructure scale, here are some stats from April 2020: Over 600 000 people visited www.jenkins.io Over 250 000 Read more about Jenkins Infrastructure: Stats, Updates, and AWS sponsorship[…]