AWS Automation: CloudFormation, Ansible, and Beyond

In my first post, we explore how to automate the provisioning of an AWS environment by using Ansible in conjunction with CloudFormation. Using Ansible on top of CloudFormation gives us a much more powerful automation platform. It acts as the glue to bind together our various CloudFormation templates. Hopefully, it will make you see CloudFormation in a new light. I have use the techniques described in this post to develop sophisticated automation scripts for multiple different projects – involving multiple environments and regions. »
Daryl Robbins Daryl Robbins on AWS and Automation 7 minutes