“One reason I chose Ansible was due to its ability to maintain a fully immutable server architecture and design. We will get to exactly what I mean later, but it’s important to note –my goal in writing this post is not compare or contrast Ansible with other products.There are many articles available online regarding that. In fact, some of the things I love about Ansible are available in other configuration management tools.
My hope with this article is actually to be able to give you some Ansible use cases, practical applications, and best practices; with the ulterior motive of persuading you that Ansible is a product worth looking into. That way you may come to your own conclusions about whether or not Ansible is the right tool for your environment…”