Using Ansible Modules

One of the ways Ansible executes specific tasks is through the use of modules. Modules are discrete units of code that can be used in an Ansible playbook or directly from a command-line interface. By leveraging Ansible modules you can easily manage and maintain your Ansible deployments. In this article, we will outline how Ansible Read More >

Ansible vs Terraform

When trying to determine what software solution best suits your needs, it can be difficult to sort through all of the available options. Oftentimes the differences between two given software solutions are not immediately apparent. In this article, we will outline the differences between two popular open-source software management solutions, Ansible and Terraform. While both Read More >

Using ad-hoc Commands in Ansible

While writing Ansible playbooks allows you to pre-plan automated software deployments and other tasks, you may find yourself in need of simpler commands that allow you to do less complex tasks such as powering down servers or managing users. For these tasks, you may want to use ad-hoc commands. In this article, we will outline Read More >

Creating your First WordPress Site with Ansible

A low-cost High-Availability Cloud VPS is one of the best ways to host websites and other web apps. However, deploying the software can be time-consuming depending on your experience level. Luckily, with our included Ansible Control Node and WordPress UltraStack Ansible Playbook, you can deploy a WordPress site with all necessary dependencies easily. In this Read More >

WordPress UltraStack Tutorial

As we start to expand on our Ansible Catalog, we are excited to provide our Ansible Playbook for deploying WordPress to the Open Source community! We have taken great care in developing our curated WordPress-UltraStack-Ansible playbook to allow system administrators, web developers, and content designers to easily deploy WordPress. To simplify the process of getting Read More >