A quick introduction to Vagrant

Vagrant in 5 minutes

Posted 26 Jan 2016 by 

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In this short video, Daniel Farrell tells us about Vagrant, a tool for working with Virtual Machines (VMs). A modular framework, even. Farrell tells us that it starts with a Vagrant file, simple commands, and working in the shell.

But what’s so great about it? Vagrant is a cross-platform tool and it does networking out-of-the-box. It also solves problems in a modular way.

Farrell also explains two key concepts—provisioners and providers—and why teams should use this tool when working with VMs.

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Sandra McCann

Nice! I've wondered about vagrant but never had the time to dig into what it is/does. Perfect 5 minute intro to wet the appetite!

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Don Watkins

Very cool overview. I did hear this at ATO2015 but it was only recently that I started experimenting with Vagrant.

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