How industries are solving challenges using Ansible

What is Ansible?

Advantages of Ansible:

  • Very simple to set up and use: No special coding skills are necessary to use Ansible’s playbooks.
  • Powerful: Ansible lets you model even highly complex IT workflows.
  • Flexible: You can orchestrate the entire application environment no matter where it’s deployed. You can also customize it based on your needs.
  • Agentless: You don’t need to install any other software or firewall ports on the client systems you want to automate. You also don’t have to set up a separate management structure.
  • Efficient: Because you don’t need to install any extra software, there’s more room for application resources on your server.
Ansible Architecture

1539 companies reportedly use Ansible in their tech stacks, including LaunchDarkly, Tokopedia, and Alibaba Travels.

NASA’s Use Case solved by Ansible:



Impact :

By the numbers:

  • Updating went from over 1 hour to under 5 minutes.
  • Patching updates went from a multi-day process to 45 minutes.
  • Achieving near real-time RAM and disk monitoring (accomplished without agents).
  • Provisioning OS Accounts across the entire environment in under 10 minutes.
  • Application stack set up from 1–2 hours to under 10 minutes per stack.

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