What you’ll learn
Describe how Configuration Management with Chef is performed.
Be technically savvy in the process of installing and configuring servers in the cloud or in an on-premise datacenter.
Gain an understanding of Chef’s core components, architecture, terminology and have basic fluency with the most commonly used tools.
Be able to utilize and describe Chef terms like Resources, Recipes, Cookbooks, The Chef Server, Roles, Environments, and Data Bags
Are you the only Chef in the kitchen? Is your infrastructure suffering from snowflake servers? Are you sick and tired of provisioning machines by hand every time you need to put out a fire? Configuring infrastructure shouldn’t be painful, it should be a joy.
Chef Fundamentals has been reviewed and approved by the Chef Training team. The Chef team is excited about the partnership with Udemy and looks forward to the development of additional Chef courses. Chef is a platform for the DevOps workflow, and is used to automate and manage it all–infrastructure, run-time environments and applications. The most enduring and transformative companies use Chef to become fast, efficient, and innovative software-driven organizations.
Join Robin Beck as he automates everything in the only Chef-Certified class on Udemy. Learn to combine resources into recipes, recipes into cookbooks, and transform your infrastructure into code. With Chef we’ll learn to use the power of the Ruby language to eloquently describe the state of a system, whether you’re new to automation or have been administering systems since 1992. We’ll learn how to locally configure a server with the Chef Development Kit, then use the power of a Chef Server to distribute your cookbook to one, or a hundred systems.
This fundamentals class will cover the basics of infrastructure as code. Start by learning about Chef architecture and the tools included in the ChefDK (Chef Development Kit). Then learn how to use a Chef Server to distribute your cookbooks to multiple servers as you push your application to production.
Who this course is for:
- This course has been designed for DevOps engineers wanting to learn Configuration Management with Chef.
- Operations and Development personnel wanting to become DevOps engineers.
- Welcome to Chef Fundamentals
- Chef and Configuration Management
- Resources: Chef’s Basic Building Blocks
- The chef-client
- Other Common Resources
- Troubleshooting and Bonus Content
- The Chef Server