Introduction to Chef

A comprehensive guide to writing custom recipes using the open source versions of Chef & Knife to automate your servers!
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A comprehensive guide to writing custom recipes using the open source versions of Chef & Knife to automate your servers!

This class is an introduction on automation using Chef. Students will cover how to install and configure Chef for a single Ubuntu machine, the core fundamentals of Chef, automating common system administration tasks in Chef and to control the state of the machine with Chef.

Audience:

Linux, IT professionals, programmers who wants to expand their skills in server automation.

  • Systems Administrators and Engineers
  • Automation Engineers
  • Developers who manage servers
  • Technical Solutions Architects

Course Objective:

Students will become familiar with core fundamentals of Chef, including:

  • Understanding DevOps terms and tools like Chef, Puppet, & Ansible
  • Identifying Chef, Recipes, Resources, and Chef tools such as Knife & Inspect
  • Discussing & performing Ruby examples
  • Installing & setting up Ruby & Chef with RVM
  • Writing Recipes to control how Chef & Knife automates a single server
  • Discussion on using Chef to manage packages, users, and settings
  • Managing configuration files with Attributes, Guards, & Templates
  • Writing a custom Resource with Ruby's DSL (Domain Specific Language)
  • Troubleshooting Chef Recipes

Prerequisite:

Students with knowledge of and experience in:

  • Good knowledge of administrating Linux (Ubuntu) systems
  • Basic knowledge of Bash Shell Scripting
  • Basic knowledge of Ubuntu Desktop
  • Programming experience is highly recommended, but not required
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Lab Access No
Learning Style Self-Paced Learning
Difficulty Intermediate
Course Duration 4 Hours
Language English
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