With nowadays virtualization technologies, low latency communications, CPU Power and The Cloud, the Infrastructure paradigm is being changed from the static old-fashion way of managing servers to a new standard automation way of deploying services.
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Ansible is a simple agent-less automation tool that has changed the world for the better. It has many use cases and wide adoption (used by many upstream projects like Kubernetes and there are thousands of rules submitted to Ansible Galaxy). In this article, we are going to demonstrate Ansible. The intention of this article is not to teach you the basics of Ansible, but to motivate you to learn it.
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Apologies that this has been so long in coming, but I was certain that we had already written a post on this subject. What subject you ask? How does one set one or more software collections as automatically enabled for your login.
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Countless products uses XML files, whether it is for data persistence, serialization or mere configuration. This is even more true when it comes to the Red Hat middleware portfolio, the JBoss projects having always been keen on using this format for configuration files – on top of the ones specified by JEE such as the famous (or infamous ?) web.xml. While the XML format has some definitive qualities, it is not the easiest format to parse, and this often causes issues when integrating product inside an RPM or designing an automated installation procedure.
As I’ve been working on such automation for most of my career, I’ve picked up a bunch of nifty tricks and also designed some useful practices that I wanted to share on this blog.
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