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Advanced Automation: Ansible Best Practices (DO447)

 

Course Overview

Take your Red Hat Ansible Automation skills to the next level and manage automation at scale

Advanced Automation: Ansible Best Practices (DO447) is for experienced Red Hat® Ansible® Automation users who want to take their Ansible skills to the next level, enabling scalable design and operation of Ansible Automation in the enterprise. You will explore better ways to automate tasks and use Red Hat Ansible Engine effectively, as well as how to leverage advanced features of Ansible to perform more complex tasks. You will also learn how to install and use Red Hat Ansible Tower to centrally coordinate your use of Ansible, control access to hosts and systems, and manage Ansible workflows through the web interface and the Red Hat Ansible Tower API.

This course is based on Red Hat Ansible Automation (Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8 / Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.5) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 8.

Who should attend

This course is designed for users who need to set recommended design patterns and operate automation practices at scale, including these roles:

  • DevOps engineers
  • Linux system administrators, developers
  • Release engineers
  • Other IT professionals with basic expertise using Ansible or Red Hat Ansible Engine to automate, provision, configure, and deploy applications and services in a Linux environment

Prerequisites

  • Be a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®), or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat Enterprise Linux knowledge and experience
  • Be a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, or demonstrate equivalent Ansible experience

Course Objectives

Impact on the organization

This course is intended to develop the skills needed to leverage and extend the use of an existing Ansible infrastructure across business units in large enterprise environments. These skills are suitable for organizations seeking to increase cost savings and operational efficiency through wider adoption of Ansible in their enterprise.

Red Hat has created this course in a way intended to benefit our customers, but each company and infrastructure is unique, and actual results or benefits may vary.

Impact on the individual

As a result of taking this course, you should be able to use Red Hat Ansible Tower to centrally manage your Red Hat Ansible Automation projects in a way that scales to large teams and complex enterprise installations. You should be able to demonstrate these skills:

  • Follow recommended practices to write and manage Ansible Automation.
  • Use Git to effectively manage playbooks and inventories as part of a DevOps workflow.
  • Control and optimize the performance of task execution by Ansible Playbooks.
  • Use filters and plugins to populate, manipulate, and manage data used by Ansible Playbooks.
  • Delegate tasks for one managed host to other hosts and manage rolling updates with Ansible.
  • Deploy and use Red Hat Ansible Tower to manage existing Ansible projects, playbooks, and roles at scale.
  • Use the Red Hat Ansible Tower API to launch jobs from existing templates and integrate Red Hat Ansible Tower into a simple CI/CD pipeline.

Follow On Courses

Course Content

  • Investigate recommended practices for effective and efficient automation with Ansible.
  • Perform rolling updates with your Ansible Automation operations.
  • Use advanced features of Ansible to work with data, including filters and plugins.
  • Control applications through their REST API with Ansible Playbooks.
  • Implement Red Hat Ansible Tower to centrally coordinate and scale Red Hat Ansible Automation.
  • Leverage capabilities of Red Hat Ansible Tower to manage complex automation workflows.
  • Implement a CI/CD pipeline for your automation with Git and Red Hat Ansible Tower.
Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,320.- €
  • Switzerland: 3,320.- €

Courseware language: English

Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,320.- €
  • Switzerland: 3,320.- €

Courseware language: English

E-Learning Red Hat Online Learning (RHOL)

Duration 90 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,822.- €
  • Switzerland: 2,822.- €
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Germany
06/01/2020 - 09/01/2020 Berlin
13/01/2020 - 17/01/2020 Online Training Time zone: Europe/London Course language: English
27/01/2020 - 30/01/2020 Munich
02/03/2020 - 05/03/2020 Stuttgart
13/04/2020 - 17/04/2020 Online Training Time zone: Europe/London Course language: English
11/05/2020 - 14/05/2020 Munich
27/07/2020 - 30/07/2020 Berlin
10/08/2020 - 14/08/2020 Online Training Time zone: Europe/London Course language: English
Switzerland
04/11/2019 - 07/11/2019 Zurich
20/01/2020 - 23/01/2020 Zurich
30/03/2020 - 02/04/2020 Zurich
Europe
France
25/11/2019 - 28/11/2019 Paris
Italy
21/10/2019 - 24/10/2019 Rome
16/12/2019 - 19/12/2019 Milan
03/02/2020 - 06/02/2020 Rome
13/04/2020 - 16/04/2020 Milan
15/06/2020 - 18/06/2020 Milan
07/09/2020 - 10/09/2020 Rome
North America
United States
07/10/2019 - 11/10/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Eastern Course language: English
21/10/2019 - 24/10/2019 Atlanta
04/11/2019 - 08/11/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Eastern Course language: English
02/12/2019 - 05/12/2019 Herndon
09/12/2019 - 13/12/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Eastern Course language: English
06/01/2020 - 10/01/2020 Online Training Time zone: US/Eastern Course language: English
27/01/2020 - 31/01/2020 Online Training Time zone: US/Eastern Course language: English
17/02/2020 - 21/02/2020 Online Training Time zone: US/Eastern Course language: English