Yan Kurniawan

Yan, a Cloud Engineer at Flux7 and AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate, has worked on multiple AWS and Ansible projects, helping organizations automate infrastructure and transition to DevOps-based modern IT. Yan is also author of the book, 'Ansible for AWS: A simple way to provision and manage your Amazon cloud infrastructure'. To learn more about Yan's book, visit: https://leanpub.com/ansible-for-aws.

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Ansible Playbooks for Provisioning and Managing AWS Environments

 In our last blog post, we discussed how Ansible’s configuration management tools can benefit Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments – especially for DevOps focused organizations. Today we’d like to share how to realize those benefits with Ansible Playbooks.

Playbooks are Ansible’s configuration, deployment, and orchestration language. Keeping in line with Ansible’s focus on simplicity without sacrificing security and reliability, Playbooks purposefully have a minimum of syntax because they aren’t meant to be a programming language or script, but rather a model of a configuration or a process.

Making the Path to AWS Easier with Ansible Configuration Management

One of the key benefits of cloud computing is the opportunity to replace up-front capital infrastructure expenses with low variable costs that scale with your business. And, while it is easy to quickly spin up hundreds or thousands of new servers in minutes with Amazon Web Services (AWS), it’s much more difficult to ensure that those new machines are configured appropriately. Enter the marriage of configuration management tools and AWS.

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