Virtual Event

Ansible Development Tools and AI Technical workshop

March 13, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Join us on a transformative journey tailored for Ansible® automation engineers and application developers in this dynamic workshop. From crafting Ansible Playbooks and Roles to curating Ansible Content Collections, participants will delve into the intricacies of these key components, gaining invaluable insights into effective distribution strategies within their organizations.

This immersive workshop is designed to resonate with the diverse needs of both Ansible automation engineers and application developers. The Ansible developer experience includes numerous capabilities to aid in the creation of Ansible automation content, featuring dedicated tools such as the Ansible plugin for Microsoft Visual Studio Code. Additionally, participants will explore generative AI integrations, exemplified by the Red Hat® Ansible Lightspeed with Watsonx Code Assistant.

Upon completing this hands-on lab, participants will be equipped and empowered to leverage Ansible content tools embedded in their Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform subscription. Prepare to unlock new dimensions in automation proficiency and seamlessly integrate these tools into your workflow for enhanced efficiency and productivity.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE: This workshop is focused on the automation development capabilities of Ansible and is highly focused on using an IDE (Integrated Development Environment), Visual Studio Code, as well as other various CLI tools that run on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It is highly encouraged to attend the Ansible Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workshop before attending this workshop.

Who is this workshop best for?

Anyone who is currently writing Ansible automation content such as Ansible Playbooks.  This includes the Ansible for Red Hat Enterprise Linux personas including DevOps engineers, operations engineers, systems engineers, release engineers, system administrators, developers, operations staff, network engineers, security professionals, and anyone interested in IT automation.


This workshop will cover:

  • Introduction + Workshop Brief
  • Get started with ansible-builder
  • Introduction to Red Hat Lightspeed and lab brief
  • Get started with Ansible Lightspeed with IBM watsonx Code Assistant

Attendee Prerequisites

  1. Student has one (1) of the following
    1. Student has completed the Ansible Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workshop
    2. Student has completed the Write your first playbook interactive lab
    3. Student has completed the Red Hat training course Ansible Basics: Automation Technical Overview
  2. A basic understanding of working with Linux systems
  3. A basic understanding of Visual Studio Code. [Available for MacOS, Windows and Linux]
  4. Attendees must bring/use a laptop with ADMIN rights and the ability to SSH to a lab environment hosted in a public cloud.
  5. Must bring/use a laptop with Chrome 73+, Firefox 60+, Edge 40+, or Safari 12+installed.

There is no student prep work required prior to the workshop.

Virtual event details

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2024

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