Ansible can be chaotic in terms of setups, invocation environments, and pre-needs.
Tower seeks to assistance you convey purchase by putting the runtime in containers, tying you closely to your model regulate, and running qualifications like keys and passwords. It extends Ansible’s power by supplying you an API, a playbooks scheduler, and other facilities.
This presentation outlines the most crucial areas of functioning and utilizing AWX, the cost-free upstream version of Tower. It shines a mild on its strengths, but also points out weaknesses and caveats. It will aid you make your mind up whether AWX is appropriate for you.