Chapter 9. Infrastructure Provisioning
Automation needs have expanded in recent years to include management of the very infrastructure required to run services. Infrastructure as a Service providers offer APIs for programmatically managing images, servers, networks, and storage components. These resources are often expected to be created just-in-time to reduce costs and increase efficiency.
This chapter will explore the following ways in which Ansible can interact with these services:
- Managing cloud infrastructure
- Interacting with Docker containers
- Previewing of Ansible container
Managing cloud infrastructure
Cloud is a popular, but vague, term to describe resource service. There are many types of resources that can be provided by a Cloud, though the ...