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Red Hat Ansible Lightspeed with IBM watsonx Code Assistant is a generative AI service available to Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform users. Tapping into automation-specific foundation models, it uses natural language processing to turn written prompts into code snippets for the creation of Ansible playbooks.

The best part? It’s all done the Ansible way, ensuring an experience rooted in transparency, accuracy, and trust.

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Ansible Lightspeed with watsonx Code Assistant is a generative AI service engineered to help automation teams create, adopt, and maintain Ansible content more efficiently. You can turn your automation ideas into Ansible code via natural language prompts with Ansible Lightspeed with watsonx Code Assistant.

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Key features

 Multi task generation: Generate multiple Ansible task suggestions for Ansible Task files and Playbooks by providing a sequential chain of natural language task prompts chained together using ampersands (&) in YAML comment  (#) lines.

 Post-processing rules: Post-processing capabilities to augment IBM watsonx Code Assistant model recommendations with Ansible best practices.

Ansible code bot: The Ansible code bot integrates natively into git repositories you select. It then scans existing Ansible content (roles, playbooks, etc), and automatically submits pull requests when it finds automation content that could be qualitatively improved with best practices. These pull requests contain code improvement recommendations for you to review, test and apply.


Enhance your efficiency and productivity

Thanks to the finely tuned, automation-specific AI model, Ansible Lightspeed serves accelerated Playbook and Role creation right in your code-editing environment. It provides a generative AI experience that is specially tailored to IT automation teams, helping you shorten code development and improves accuracy.

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More transparency

In alignment with our open source values, Ansible Lightspeed provides a foundation that elevates the user experience through integrity and openness. Red Hat Ansible Lightspeed will always attempt to reference the potential data training sources for each code recommendation, including the Ansible content, content authors and licenses, for maximum transparency and trust.

Trust & Compliance

Extend trust in automation code

As concerns regarding data privacy continue to echo, Ansible Lightspeed provides peace of mind by guarding your private data. All PII data is anonymized in Ansible Lightspeed, with code recommendations that adhere to accepted Ansible best practices, options to customize suggestions, and significant data safeguards in place; you can leverage the power of AI without any concerns.

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