Ansible: From OSX to AWS

My goal in this post is to go from 0 to Ansible installed on my Mac and then be able to provision AWS instances ready to run Docker containers.  The code for this post is public on my github account. OSX Setup I am running OS X Yosemite.  I use brew to make things easy….

Remove an EC2 host with Ansible

I spent forever trying to understand the built in Ansible ec2 modules.  What I was trying to figure out seemed simple:  How do you delete all your ec2 instances?  Nothing too clever.  Turns out it was easier to create the instances than delete it (for me anyway).  So I’m writing this down here so I…

AWS with python

In my previous post, I set up my Mac to do python development.  Now I’m ready to launch an EC2 image using boto. Create Virtual Python Environment I have already logged into AWS and created an account.  I gave it a credit card and now I get a free server for a year that I…