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Multistage environments with Ansible

Written by Ross Tuck / Original link on May. 14, 2014

Ansible has excellent documentation but one thing I was confused about was the best way to store the configuration for multistage projects: say, different passwords for dev, staging, production. This isn’t really covered in the ansible-examples repo because it’s specific to your project and while…


(Slightly) Faster Ansible Testing with Vagrant

Written by Ross Tuck / Original link on May. 11, 2014

When writing Ansible playbooks, it’s useful to test them locally against your Vagrant box. The easiest way is just running “vagrant provision” after each change and then validating the results on the vagrant image. That said, this runs the entire playbook in full and while I enjoy a good cup of tea…


Vaprobash

Written by unknown / Original link on May. 9, 2014

Since Ubuntu 14.04 is released, and most of the kinks are worked out, I wanted to let you know how I see Vaprobash moving forward. A New Repository Vaprobash is moving onto Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, where it will stay until 16.04 LTS (if it's still relevant then). Some people still need Ubuntu 12.04, and…