Autoscaling Wordpress with Ansible and CloudFormation

The Goal A WordPress site running in EC2 hosts and an RDS database. EC2 hosts inside an autoscaling group Easily deploy configuration changes How it works User runs Ansible playbook: Notes: Baking server exists as a template for the AMI...

What's new in Ansible 2.0 (slides)

What's new in Ansible 2.0 from Allan Denot

Faux Service Discovery with Ansible and AWS

In a dynamic environment, servers are created and destroyed all the time. When a new server comes to life, depending on its purpose, you might need to update configuration files from other servers to tell how to access it. A...

Startup Update

My friends and family always ask me “How’s your startup?” and my answer has been the same over the past few weeks: “Still building the product”. Since this answer is boring, I will try to describe in a more interesting...

Provisioning EC2 Hosts with Ansible

Looking to build EC2 hosts with more consistency? Using Ansible you can easily provision EC2 hosts and put some logic on it to adjust EC2 parameters based on the type of host you are building. The easiest way to start...