Devops (16 posts)

Devops Using Ansible To Setup My New Debian Desktop Machine

February 6, 2022

I recently bought a new computer and wanted to use Ansible to install all the software. I have installed the base debian system and now wanted to install everything I regularly use with Ansible....

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Devops Planning to do the Hashicorp Terraform Associate Certification

December 27, 2021

Having spent the past month focusing on devops with AWS, I have decided to do the Terraform Associate Certification. It is coming to the new year, new month, so i get a new allocation of 750 hours on...

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Devops AWS terraform destroy & terraform apply (Part 8)

December 20, 2021

Fixing the Terraform file to make the storage file smaller to fit in the free tier limits

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Devops AWS EC2 Instance and Container setup with Ansible (Part 7)

December 6, 2021

I started with this tutorial https://www.agix.com.au/build-an-ec2-using-ansible-step-by-step/ The ansible code is in Part 7 of the repo github.com/allotmentandy/aws, this code creates a NEW instance...

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Devops AWS Docker improvements adding tailwindCss and more(Part 6)

December 5, 2021

Having setup the docker image and got it working on the EC2 instance, I wanted to improve the laravel website within the Docker image. Installing tailwind into the laraveldocker app i made in Part 5...

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Devops AWS Amazon Web Services Laravel in Docker on EC2(Part 5)

December 3, 2021

Next in this series, I am setting up a docker container to host a laravel website on AWS. Following this tutorial https://buddy.works/guides/laravel-in-docker I started with a fresh install of...

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Devops AWS Amazon Web Services Instance with Terraform and an Elastic IP (Part 4)

December 2, 2021

Having used Ansible to setup the server in the last post, I now wanted to use Terraform to launch the instance programatically. As part of the Infrastructure as Code world I am looking to move into,...

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Devops AWS Amazon Web Services Cloud computing and PHP part 3 using Ansible

December 1, 2021

Using Ansible to setup the LAMP stack on a clean Debian AWS server.

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Devops AWS Amazon Web Services Cloud computing and PHP (Part 2)

December 1, 2021

Part 2 - adding a Mysql database server to a debian EC2 instance

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Devops AWS Amazon Web Services Cloud computing and PHP (Part 1)

December 1, 2021

A start of a series of blogs on setting up AWS resources to host PHP websites

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Devops Looking For Allrounder Role Devops SEO Design Development Creative

November 16, 2021

I wanted to right a new post about the sort of job role I am looking for. In the past I have had a wide variety of roles from Creative Graphic Designer to Laravel Developer. So I wanted to outline...

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Taking Devops Full Circle With Packer AMI images For AWS

October 21, 2021

Having spent the last year improving my skill base in the Devops arena, I feel like I have gone full circle with Packer. Packer is a tool from Hashicorp that creates server images which you can host...

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Devops Ansible Ansible Ansible - Part 2

November 15, 2020

Ansible resources online, Ansible cheatsheets and Ansible Videos I really enjoyed.

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Devops Ansible Ansible Ansible - Part 1

November 14, 2020

my first article in a series on Ansible, covering the Facts ansible can tell you about your machines and how I have been learning Ansible.

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Devops Bash Scripts for Laravel PHP Linux Devops

August 25, 2020

Having spent the summer learning more of the Devops toolkit, I often come back to bash shell scripts to achieve something. I wanted a little script to import the values of the .env file to use in...

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Devops Moving into Devops

July 27, 2020

In my last contract role, I spent more time working with the Devops team than the frontend team. I really enjoyed it and now feel that this is a better path for me. I have been using the command line...

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