DevOps is the art of system automation. Its allows you to setup an entire fleet of systems within a short time and keep them up-to-date while keeping your sanity.
Ansible is another tool that provides DevOps services to the Linux world. Ansible has four very nice features going for it from our perspective:
- It has a clean and easy to use language
- It supports native looping over variables and lists
- It is easy to install and use and requires a minimum of fuss
- It allows a high degree of organization