Ansible

Ansible is a software platform developed to streamline and simplify cloud provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, intra-service orchestrations and similar emerging IT systems, processes and infrastructure.

Ansible At Is Most Basic Level

At its most basic level, Ansible is used to facilitate and automate workflow orchestration with configuration management, provisioning, and application deployment handled in an intuitive and efficient manner that simplifies otherwise complex and potentially challenging configuration and management operations.

The free Ansible platform combines multi-node software deployment and configuration management, and primarily utilizes Secure Shell (SSH) or PowerShell to connect to servers and run configured Ansible “Tasks” that help organize and manage disparate systems and processes.

Ansible Takes Center Stage at OpenStack Summit

At the 2016 OpenStack Summit in Barcelon, Spain, Ansible played a key role in a live on-stage interoperability challenge, with sixteen different vendors using the Ansible platform to orchestrate an architecture that included network, storage and security groups.

Among the vendors participating in the interop challenge and showcasing Ansible’s versatility were AT&T, Canonical, Cisco, DreamHost, Fujitsu, HPE, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Linaro, Mirantis, Rackspace, Red Hat, SUSE and VMware.

Forrest Stroud
Forrest is an experienced, entrepreneurial and well-rounded professional with 15+ years covering technology, business software, website design, programming and more.

Top Articles

The Complete List of 1500+ Common Text Abbreviations & Acronyms

Text Abbreviations reviewed by Web Webster   From A3 to ZZZ we list 1,559 SMS, online chat, and text abbreviations to help you translate and understand...

Windows Operating System History & Versions

The Windows operating system (Windows OS) refers to a family of operating systems developed by Microsoft Corporation. We look at the history of Windows...

How to Create a Website Shortcut on Your Desktop

Website Shortcut on Your Desktop reviewed by Web Webster   This Webopedia guide will show you how to create a website shortcut on your desktop using...

Generations of Computers (1st to 5th)

Reviewed by Web Webster Learn about each of the 5 generations of computers and major technology developments that have led to the computing devices that...

How to Create a...

Hotmail was one of the first public webmail services that could...

NoSQL

NoSQL (Not Only SQL) is a type of database for web applications and...

Zoom

In graphical user interfaces, to "zoom" or "zoom in" is to make a...