Every solution starts with sharing a problem. At Red Hat, when we talk about “open source,” we’re talking about a proven way of collaborating to create technology. The freedom to see the code, to learn from it, to ask questions and offer improvements. This is the open source way. However, bringing together people in your organization to collaborate is often easier said than done.
At Red Hat, we’ve created “Communities of Practice” (CoP) to help our own people collaborate, especially on new and emerging technologies–including automation.
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Automation within enterprise IT is not a new topic. Whether it’s automating the creation of a user desktop or a server, the drive has always been to automate as much as possible to achieve faster time to market and efficiency. What has changed, though, is the number of infrastructure elements one can automate within an IT org. I still remember my first job in college 15 years ago where I used a variety of tools to automatically deploy and configure Windows XP simultaneously across 50 desktop machines for a classroom lab environment. Today not only can we automate desktop computer deployments but also servers, applications, and even networking.
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Most integration projects start small. However, in order to keep the lights on, businesses need to ensure these instances have high availability requirements and scalability to keep up with growing workloads. But how can you automate the deployment of a high availability configuration, while continuing to process messages without losing data?
In this short video, we discuss a few tips for creating Ansible playbooks to deploy AMQ brokers throughout your enterprise.
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Next week in Vancouver, Canada thousands of OpenStack users will meet at the seventeenth annual OpenStack Summit. This year will expand beyond OpenStack to cover topics like CI/CD, container infrastructure, Edge Computing, HPC, Open Source communities, private, hybrid, and public cloud, and telecommunications.
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As Walter Bentley mentions in his webinar, when it comes to technology, a lot of the times we get caught up in details. Technology is actually pretty simple stuff; at a high level we’re dealing with a handful of large components like servers, clouds, virtual machines, storage, applications, and more.
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Let’s talk about Ansible for a minute because besides all the hype these days, it’s actually pretty cool and can save you a lot of time and effort.
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