In the first two parts of this little devops series, I showed build templates with Packer and deploying virtual-machines with Terraform. Now we want to install some more packages on our new servers. tl;dr I started using Ansible for deployments some years ago. For example I showed deploying IBM Connections at Social Connections 12 in Vienna. For more details on the functionality, have a look at the post How Ansible Works Ansible uses plain ssh and doesn’t need any additional server or client component. You can run Ansible as a separate task in your deployment pipeline, or add it as post-provisioning task to Terraform.

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And the second linkdump with contents I read that week. I don’t like the idea, sounds very 1984: Wi-Fiber is creating safer cities by combining wireless tech, smart streetlights Never tried multi-stage Dockerfiles, but sounds interesting to get red of libraries and installer files: Fun with Multi-stage Dockerfiles Most interesting for me was the part about the available docker images carpedm20/awesome-hacking I use Shaarli to store links (on mobile and my computers), which are not saved to my Readlater stuff in Wallabag, but I will give the console tool Buku a chance next week.

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