We feature answers from our experts to three key questions about NGINX automation asked at the panel discussion we held during AnsibleFest 2020: how official roles and collections add value, how to choose which tasks to automate, and why community input is so important.
Elle Poole Sidell
Elle Poole Sidell is a content writer and contributor to the NGINX blog. She is based in Prague, Czechia.
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