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Getting started with Ansible Galaxy

Getting started with Ansible Galaxy

Ansible Galaxy is a great resource to save you a ton of time and promote code reuse. It's a 'marketplace' of Ansible roles you may freely download and use (accordingly to their license of course) across your systems. This article will cover some of the tips and tricks I learned as a Red Hat consultant working on this stuff every day, it's not perfect and there are probably better ways but here's my take.…

New server build log

New server build log

I had a budget of around $3000 to build a new setup. I've just emigrated from the UK to the USA and as such needed to do everything. I ended up spending nearer $4k in the end, most of it on Black Friday on drives, but I won't need to spend any more on this server for at least 3-5 years and considering what it's capable of that's worth it to me.…