Creating automation execution environments using ansible-builder and Shipwright

Reproducibility and consistency are two key traits that are the driving forces behind the popularity of containers. Consistency is also a principle found within Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform. With only a few lines of YAML-formatted manifests, thousands of instances can be set up and configured uniformly. While the management of target instances is simple, Read more about Creating automation execution environments using ansible-builder and Shipwright[…]

When localhost isn’t what it seems in Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2

With Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2  and the advent of automation execution environments, some behaviors are now different for. This blog explains the use case around using localhost and options for sharing data and persistent data storage, for VM-based Ansible Automation Platform 2  deployments. With Ansible Automation Platform 2  and its containerised execution environments, Read more about When localhost isn’t what it seems in Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2[…]

AWS Week in Review – May 16, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! I had been on the road for the last five weeks and attended many of the AWS Summits in Europe. It was great to talk to so many of you Read more about AWS Week in Review – May 16, 2022[…]

What’s New in the Ansible Content Collection for Kubernetes 2.3

With increased adoption of container automation, IT organizations continue to expand their requirements when it comes to deploying and managing their Kubernetes clusters. As such, we at Red Hat continue to add new features and capabilities to meet those demands by announcing the availability of kubernetes.core version 2.3, our Red Hat Ansible Certified Content Collection Read more about What’s New in the Ansible Content Collection for Kubernetes 2.3[…]

Blog: Updated: Dockershim Removal FAQ

This is an update to the original Dockershim Deprecation FAQ article, published in late 2020. This document goes over some frequently asked questions regarding the deprecation and removal of dockershim, that was announced as a part of the Kubernetes v1.20 release. For more detail on what that means, check out the blog post Don’t Panic: Read more about Blog: Updated: Dockershim Removal FAQ[…]

Blog: What’s new in Security Profiles Operator v0.4.0

Authors: Jakub Hrozek, Juan Antonio Osorio, Paulo Gomes, Sascha Grunert The Security Profiles Operator (SPO) is an out-of-tree Kubernetes enhancement to make the management of seccomp, SELinux and AppArmor profiles easier and more convenient. We’re happy to announce that we recently released v0.4.0 of the operator, which contains a ton of new features, fixes and Read more about Blog: What’s new in Security Profiles Operator v0.4.0[…]

What’s new: an introduction to automation mesh

As part of the most recent Ansible Automation Platform 2.1 release announced December 2, 2021, we are excited to debut one of the most long-awaited features of the release: automation mesh.  Automation mesh enables you to reliably and consistently automate at scale, across on-premises environments, the hybrid cloud, and to the edge. It delivers flexible Read more about What’s new: an introduction to automation mesh[…]

Introducing Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2.1

We are thrilled to announce the general availability of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2.1. This is the follow-on to the Ansible Automation Platform 2.0 Early Access released this summer, and announced at AnsibleFest 2021. Red Ansible Automation Platform 2.1 introduces major features that allow customers to onboard more easily with even more flexible automation Read more about Introducing Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2.1[…]

Automation for the cloud: Cloud Field Day 12 recap

I recently had the opportunity to present our Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform cloud strategy at Cloud Field Day 12.  Cloud Field Day 12 was a three day event that focused on the impact of cloud on enterprise IT. As a presenter, you can use any combination of slides and live demos to foster a Read more about Automation for the cloud: Cloud Field Day 12 recap[…]