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What's Inside

  • 2 hours of Training Videos 
  • 10 lectures
  • Very exhaustive coverage to all the topics
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Topic-wise Content Distribution

TopicVideo Duration
Introduction00:12:00
Ansible Installation and Configuration Part 100:14:03
Ansible Installation and Configuration Part 200:10:54
Finding Documentation00:10:55
Ad-hoc Ansible Commands00:14:14
Ansible Playbooks00:14:32
Working with Ansible Variables00:09:25
How to Use Ansible Facts00:09:27
Troubleshooting and Debugging Ansible00:09:38
Understanding Handlers in Ansible00:13:02

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What is inside this course?

Ansible Basics training course comprises of almost 2 hours of training videos. You will find a total of 10 lectures, which covers all the basic concepts of Ansible.

Is there any prior requirement to learn Ansible?

Even if there are no mandatory prerequisites for learning Ansible, candidates should have certain prior knowledge that will help them to learn Ansible. The recommended knowledge and experience for the candidates would be as follows.

  • Knowledge of Linux platform such as command line, files management, and user management expertise
  • YAML expertise is recommended for candidates before learning Ansible

Who should learn Ansible?

Learning Ansible is not limited to any role or position, anyone aspiring to learn Ansible can learn it, from a fresher to experienced DevOps professionals. However, aspiring automation engineers, system administrators, solution architects, site reliability engineers, and DevOps professionals should learn Ansible basics to enhance their skills and give their career a boost.

Why should I learn Ansible?

The extendable nature of Ansible and many tech giants adopting Ansible integrations in the past presents viable reasons to learn Ansible. The following points define the importance of learning Ansible well:

  • Ansible is open source, easy to install, and free. You can set up Ansible and operate on it within a few minutes. 
  • The agentless structure of Ansible enables automation of any device by including or excluding an API. 
  • The Ansible community is growing with more people sharing their experiences every day in the community.

How will Ansible basics training help me?

Ansible is a powerful and very simple open-source tool that can provide easy execution of automation tasks. Therefore, you can pursue expertise in the management of a total cloud region, initiating configuration changes, and configuration of network devices across Windows and Linux. You can achieve promising careers in job roles such as system administrator, automation engineer, developer, and DevOps engineer.

Which DevOps certification should I choose?

There are a number of DevOps tools such as Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, Puppet, etc. and so the DevOps certifications. As certification measures and validates your skills, the choice of a DevOps certification totally depends on your skills. So, choose a platform and tool as per your knowledge and expertise, and then go ahead with the respective certification. If you are a beginner, you can start working on a DevOps tool as per your interest, gain some real-time experience and go-ahead for a DevOps certification.

Here is the complete list of DevOps Certification Training/DevOps Online Courses.

Do you update the question bank/video course with the latest updates?

Yes. Different DevOps platforms revise the exam syllabus based on the current trends, to meet the industry standards. We have Subject Matter Experts who monitor the changes into the exam syllabus and update the questions bank/video course to ensure that we provide up to date preparation material to our students.

What is Ansible?

Ansible is an IT configuration management, orchestration, and deployment tool that is open-source in nature. It can help in providing exceptional improvement in productivity across various challenges in automation. The simplicity and power of Ansible make it the ideal tool for automation of complex multi-tier IT application environments.

What are the important features of Ansible?

The important features of Ansible are as follows.

  • Compatibility with Python
  • Depends on agentless architecture
  • Highly robust, secure and comprehensive compliance
  • Modular programming
  • Ansible Playbooks for error-free configuration.

What is the significance of Ansible?

Ansible can help in automation and simplification of repetitive, tedious, and complex operations. Therefore, Ansible is highly crucial for achieving massive time savings with the installation of packages and configuration of many servers. 

What is the need for DevOps tools currently?

DevOps tools support the simplification of development and operation processes. The application of DevOps tools for automation improves the flexibility and effectiveness of software delivery. In addition, you can find reduced system failure rates and improve deployment with the help of automated configuration and deployment. 

What are the common use cases of Ansible?

Here are the common use cases of Ansible.

  • Provisioning
  • Configuration management
  • Application development
  • Continuous delivery
  • Security automation
  • Orchestration

Is there any certification to validate my Ansible knowledge and expertise?

Yes, the only certification for validating Ansible knowledge and expertise is the Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation certification.

Do you have any other resources to learn about Ansible?

You can find a number of articles on the Whizlabs blog that can help you learn about Ansible.

Besides, you can also find the Preparation guide for the Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation certification at the Whizlabs blog.

How would learning Ansible help me in my career growth?

Ansible is one of the popular tools in the DevOps landscape, thereby creating a massive demand for candidates with specialty in Ansible. Adding Ansible expertise to your resume would bring the following advantages.

  • Promising job opportunities
  • Receiving a better paycheck
  • More opportunities for promotion in the existing job

What is the average salary of an Ansible Specialist?

The average salary of Ansible professionals according to Neuvoo is almost $136,500 annually. Generally, entry-level positions can fetch remunerations of around $100,000 per year while experienced professionals could command annual salaries up to $187,500. 

What are the benefits of DevOps certifications for a DevOps professional?

Some of the important benefits of the DevOps certifications for a DevOps professional are as follows:

  • Validates your knowledge and understanding of DevOps tools and methods.
  • Provides you a global recognition for your knowledge, skills, and experience.
  • Adds a credential to your resume and thus makes you stand out of the crowd.
  • Helps you get more opportunities to enhance your career as a DevOps professional.
  • Gets you more chances of being promoted in your current job or get a new job with a high paycheck.

If you are still in doubt, check out the Top Reasons to Go for a DevOps certification.

I’m a fresher. How can I start my career in DevOps?

As a fresher, you have two choices. First is - you can start your career as a developer or administrator on any platform say AWS, Azure, etc. and then proceed to become a DevOps engineer. Second is - you can directly choose a DevOps tool and start gaining DevOps skills. Then you can get a DevOps certification to validate your skills and enhance your DevOps career.

Here are the 10 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your DevOps Career.

What is the salary of a DevOps Engineer?

According to the job data from Glassdoor, the salary for a DevOps Engineer may range from $137,000 and $180,000, depending on several factors like knowledge, skills, experience, and certification. 

Do you offer a Money-Back Guarantee for Whizlabs training courses?

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