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Security Automation with Ansible 2 by Akash Mahajan, Madhu Akula

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Ansible Tower, Jenkins, and Other Automation Tools

Ansible is powerful. Once you realize the innumerable benefits of writing down a way to configure and provision systems, you will never want to go back. In fact, you may want to go ahead and write playbooks for complex cloud environments to deploying stacks for data scientists. The rule of thumb is if you can script it, you can create a playbook for it. 

Let's assume that you have gone ahead and done just that. Build different playbooks for a variety of scenarios. If you see the advantages of codifying how infrastructure is built and provisioned, you will obviously want to put your playbooks under version control:

Multiple playbooks stored under version control, ready to be deployed to systems ...

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