Ansible is an open source automation engine that automates complex tasks such as application deployments, cloud provisioning, and a wide variety of system administration tasks.
A common saying is, "If it ain’t broke, don't fix it." But what if it is broken and you just don't know it? Waiting for something to break means late nights, lunches at your desk, or waiting for a maintenance window to fix issues.
Few questions induce fear into the heart of a Linux admin more than, "Hey, can you manage these Windows servers?"
Airbus Civil Aircraft division, with 55,000 employees and €46 billion in revenue, faces many challenges: large and multitechnology environments including 27,000 servers, 430 OS releases, 2,500 databases, and 2,500 business-critical applications with frequent updates.
Red Hat Satellite has managed millions of Red Hat systems for more than a decade. Red Hat Satellite 6 provides better management at very large scale, from traditional datacenters to cloud computing environments.
Maintaining visibility, control, and security, and ensuring governance and compliance remains paramount, but it becomes more difficult and time consuming in a hybrid infrastructure consisting of physical, virtual, cloud, and container environments.