Ansible 101 by Jeff Geerling - YouTube streaming series

After the incredible response I got from making my Ansible books free for the rest of March to help people learn new automation skills, I tried to think of some other things I could do to help developers who may be experiencing hardship during the coronavirus pandemic and market upheaval.

So I asked on Twitter:

And immediately got a lot of positive feedback.

So, on Wednesday, March 25, I kicked off a weekly 1-hour live-streaming series, "Ansible 101 with Jeff Geerling."

You can subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notifications when episodes start, and you can also watch them all later in the Ansible 101 YouTube Playlist. In this live streaming series, I'll go through my book, Ansible for DevOps, and teach people how to get started with Ansible.

I'll embedded each live stream below, so you can bookmark this post (if you don't want to set up a YouTube account to get a notification) and watch the streams as they are available:

Episode 1 - March 25 - Introduction to Ansible

Episode 2 - April 1 - Ad-hoc tasks and Inventory

Episode 3 - April 8 - Introduction to Playbooks

Episode 4 - April 15 - Your first real-world playbook

Episode 5 - April 22 - Playbook handlers, environment vars, and variables

Episode 6 - April 29 - Ansible Vault and Roles

Episode 7 - May 6 - Ansible Galaxy, ansible-lint, and Molecule testing

Episode 8 - May 13 - Testing Ansible playbooks with Molecule and GitHub Actions for CI

Episode 9 - May 20 - First 5 minutes server security with Ansible

Episode 10 - May 27 - Ansible Tower and AWX

Episode 11 - June 3 - Dynamic Inventory and Smart Inventory


Once of the best and generous effort particularly in this time. Can't appreciate more.

Thank you Jeff, for your good did, support education and save the world. That is what you are doing. Saving millions maybe. Thank you again.