Our Red Hat colleagues over on the OpenShift Container Platform team have announced the general availability of OpenShift Ansible Broker, which is a new way to easily orchestrate services external to an OpenShift-deployed containerized application by using Ansible automation. But just what is the OpenShift Ansible Broker, and how does it fit into the wider Ansible ecosystem?
At the simplest level, the Red Hat OpenShift team has given users a way to expose Ansible workloads in the OpenShift Container Platform Service Catalog via the Open Service Broker API.
If you haven’t already, we’d recommend you read What’s new in OpenShift 3.7 as this has a good explanation of the concepts and motivation behind the work.
This is a fantastic development that places Ansible in a prime position within the OpenShift Container Platform Service Broker and great news for...