Ansible and AWS

Episode #2 - 14 minutes - Tuesday 10/15/2013
By using Ansible in combination with AWS, you can achieve high levels of automation quickly and easily. This episode shows you how to install Ansible, configure the EC2 inventory plugin, perform ad-hoc tasks on instances, and how to write a few playbooks to automate processes.


Episode #1 - 7 minutes - Wednesday 09/25/2013
Using lynx to browse the Hadoop web interfaces on an Elastic MapReduce cluster is cumbersome at best. These web interfaces were built for modern browsers, so this episode will teach you how to install and set up FoxyProxy to view EMR web interfaces directly in your web browser. You will also see this works with Ganglia, and with HBase.