Config Management Camp 2024 Ghent

Unstructuring your mind: Ansible vs. JSON
2024-02-06, 12:45–12:50, D.Aud

Ansible has found its indisputable place in the operations and deployment tool chain. This happened despite the fact the rite of passage for any aspiring power user involves cursing the YAML language that powers Ansible. But YAML isn't the only skeleton in Ansible's closet. Ansible also has a rather complicated relationship with JSON and we need to talk about it.

Felix was privileged enough to attend Config Management Camp from the very beginning, and has spent many years honing their knowledge of automation technologies and approaches. In 2023 they took the leap and switched from employed work at an ISP to freelance consulting and dev/ops work. Felix hopes to be able to make a living, and enough on top to fund some important activism projects.

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