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From Rene Moser <m...@renemoser.net>
Subject Re: CloudStack modules in Ansible 2.4
Date Fri, 01 Sep 2017 22:47:15 GMT
Hi Dennis

On 09/01/2017 10:59 PM, Dennis Meyer wrote:

> I thought ansible is made to deploy the meaning or behaviour of a vm, and
> not managing its dependencies beyond its space.

au contraire, my friend. Ansible is _the_ generic IT orchestration engine.

Ansible literally allows to manage your whole infrastructure, not only
VM and servers, but network devices like cisco nexus, various cloud
providers (aws, cloudstack, openstack), use DNS service providers,
interact with loadbalancers such as netscaler or haproxy, manage system
configurations (windows, linux or unix), orchestrate your docker
containers, handle notifications, interact with monitoring tools, and
deploy app in a rolling updates, rollback on errors, etc while .. and
this is the most important part... keeping things relatively simple and
readable.

I can recommend a very well written book (shameless self plug)
http://www.ansiblebook.com/ ;)

René





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