© Peter Membrey and Shaun R Smith 2022
S. R. Smith, P. MembreyBeginning Ansible Concepts and Applicationhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-8173-4_1

1. Getting Setup and Running

Shaun R Smith1   and Peter Membrey2
Hong Kong, New Territories, Hong Kong
Kowloon, Hong Kong

What We Will Cover

Before we get started and dive into Ansible, there are a few tools that you’ll need to install, configure, and familiarize yourself with. That’s because we will be building out an entire web stack right there on our computer. At this point, you may be thinking something along the lines of “why build a web stack ourselves?”, followed closely by “why not build this on cloud infrastructure, such as AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.?”.

Our answers are simple.

We primarily want ...

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