About the Bundle
You can't afford to develop an application these days without some understanding of the systems supporting your application. And you can't spend time developing your application when you're wasting time managing your infrastructure and tweaking configurations by hand. We have you covered—learn how to manage your servers with Servers for Hackers, then learn how to automate everything and build a robust infrastructure with Ansible for DevOps!
Ansible for DevOps
Server and configuration management for humans
Ansible is a simple, but powerful, server and configuration management tool (with a few other tricks up its sleeve). This book helps those familiar with the command line and basic shell scripting start using Ansible to provision and manage anywhere from one to thousands of servers.
The book begins with fundamentals, like installing Ansible, setting up a basic inventory file, and basic concepts, then guides you through Ansible's many uses, including ad-hoc commands, basic and advanced playbooks, application deployments, multiple-provider server provisioning, and even Docker orchestration! Everything is explained with pertinent real-world examples, often using Vagrant-managed virtual machines.
Examples in the book are tested with the latest version of Ansible (2.x as of this writing).
Servers for Hackers
Server Administration for Programmers
Don't catch Accidental Sysadmin Syndrome™
Application development is getting more complex, and we developers need to know how to setup and maintain the servers that run our applications. Don’t get stuck at 3am with a broken server, or in the middle of your workday fighting configuration. Learn how to administer your servers!
Run & Manage Web Servers
Learn how to install and configure Nginx, Apache so you can serve your web applications.
Learn how to connect multiple servers so they can work together for load balancing, caching, redundancy and more.
Learn how to install and manage the latest technologies, including setting up queues/workers, monitoring processes so they don’t fail, handling server and applications logging and more!
Setup and Security
Learn how to setup each server with needed software and security configuration to keep your applications and their data safe.
This includes preventing unauthorized access, managing permissions and users, learning how to use the iptables firewall, configuring SSH, enabling SSL certificates and more!
Read the case studies to learn from specific examples from real-world usage.
These includes examples of load balancing, web server configuration, caching and more!
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