Ansible

April 4, 2017

DATA CENTER

Extending Ansible Automation to Cisco UCS and Nexus

Administrators can use now use Ansible as their common tool for configuration management, deployment, and orchestration of Cisco UCS standalone rack servers and Cisco Nexus. Ansible can help you set up infrastructure quickly and easily.

July 25, 2016

DATA CENTER

Bringing Consistent Automation Across Cisco Nexus and Catalyst with Ansible 2.1

We had a busy week around the middle of July with ChefConf 2016 (Austin, Texas July 11 – 13) and Cisco Live US (Las Vegas, Nevada July 10 – 14). Now we’re moving on to AnsibleFest July 28 San Francisco where Cisco is a Gold sponsor as well as a Networking Hub sponsor. I guess […]

June 29, 2016

DATA CENTER

Chaos Monkey as a Service and other memorable moments at Velocity Conference

Last week was quite eventful, certainly unpredictable and some would probably say chaotic. I am a big soccer fan, so with the Copa America and the Euro 2016 tournaments happening, I certainly could scratch that itch. And as always, it is more art than science to predict the results (Iceland winning over England anyone?) and […]

May 6, 2016

CLOUD

Deploy a Kubernetes cluster on OpenStack using Ansible

At the recently concluded OpenStack summit in Austin, I was impressed by the amount of interest shown by attendees on containers. Almost all of the container related sessions were packed as customers are now realizing its advantages. By containerizing applications, you are able to virtualize the host operating system. What this means is that you now create […]

April 11, 2016

CLOUD

Using Ansible with Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite

We live in a world of choices and so do our customers. (Ask a bunch of folks which beer they like to drink and you will realize what I am talking about 🙂 ).  I have met a lot of customers who are using different orchestration agents in their environments.   After hearing about Cisco ONE Enterprise […]

February 15, 2016

DATA CENTER

Enabling DevOps Approach with Cisco NX-OS and Ansible

I blogged back in November 2015 when Cisco participated at the AnsibleFest in San Francisco and the response from the attendees has ranged from “wow you support Ansible”...

November 17, 2015

DATA CENTER

Must-Knows About DevOps, Cisco Open NX-OS and Ansible

You may wonder what the terms “DevOps, Cisco Open NX-OS and Ansible” have to do with each other. If you plan to visit AnsibleFest 2015 in San Francisco, stop by the Cisco table to learn more. The DevOps approach has been embraced and pioneered by Web 2.0 customers for some time, and now we’re seeing […]