Ansible and Icinga2 as Reactionary Infrastructure Tools
This presentation show how to use Ansible with Icinga2 to create a reactionary infrastructure setup, whereby it will trigger Ansible a specific playbooks when Icinga2 triggers happen or events occur, in this way you can create spare machines, heal existing machines and even preemptively provision more machines when loads get higher. The presentation demos a web based solution with some examples how triggers, events and other parameters can be used to run playbooks and if all else fails, contact a human.
Toshaan Bharvani is a IT consultant, currently self-employed at VanTosh, with a interest in Open Source Software and IT Hardware. He started his IT interest at the age of 5, when his father gave him his first own PC components. Ever since he has been interested in IT hardware and IT software. In business, he tends to combine higher level applications with lower level systems. Toshaan has been involved for some time now in some open source projects and communities.