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Integrating Ansible with New Relic

by George Smith

This course will teach you how to use Ansible and Ansible Galaxy to deploy New Relic APM agents, and how to update those agents automatically when updates and patches are released.

What you'll learn

Ansible and New Relic together provide streamlined software configuration management and application performance monitoring. In this course, Integrating Ansible with New Relic, you’ll learn to deploy and update New Relic APM and infrastructure agents consistently across a large number of VMs. First, you’ll explore Ansible, its role-based model, and its corollary - Ansible Galaxy. Next, you’ll discover New Relics’ Java and infrastructure agents. Finally, you’ll learn how to deploy these agents at scale using Ansible. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of leveraging Ansible’s features needed to deploy and effectively manage New Relic agents at scale.

About the author

George Smith has spent more than 25 years in the IT industry. During this time he has held a variety of positions, starting with web UI development and business analysis, progressing with system administration and infrastructure, then switching to core systems programming, technical consulting, and finally becoming an E-Commerce Architect and Subject Matter Expert. He is well versed in modern trends like Containerization, Infrastructure as Code, Serverless computing models, and more. George demo... more

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