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Chef for DevOps: Managing Infrastructure Using Chef

Chef for DevOps: Managing Infrastructure Using Chef


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Overview/Description

Explore the implementation of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) with Chef for DevOps, including core principles, benefits, and components of Chef that are involved in implementing IaC in this 11-video course. Examine features, components, and tools of Workstation and components of Cookbook, and the various types of nodes that can be managed by using Chef. Key concepts covered in this course include characteristics and importance of implementing IaC using Chef and DevOps; the essential features of Chef Workstation, the location where users interact with Chef; and the features of Cookbook, the fundamental unit that provides capability of specifying configuration and policy for distribution. Next, learn how to set up Git to create a Chef repository; how to install Chef to a server, set up a Workstation and work with the hosted Chef, and the tools of Chef Workstation; and steps involved in working with hosted Chef. Finally, study components of Chef used to implement IaC, and the types of nodes in Chef that need to be installed, depending on the existing node architecture.



Expected Duration (hours)
1.1

Lesson Objectives

Chef for DevOps: Managing Infrastructure Using Chef

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize the characteristics and importance of implementing Infrastructure as Code using Chef and DevOps
  • identify the capabilities, core principles, and benefits of Chef
  • list the components of Chef that are used to implement Infrastructure as Code
  • set up Git to create a Chef repository and implement Infrastructure as Code
  • recognize the features of Chef Workstation and list the various components and tools of Chef Workstation
  • recall the features of Cookbook and list the various components that make up a Cookbook
  • classify the various types of nodes that can be managed using Chef
  • demonstrate the steps involved in working with Hosted Chef
  • install Chef server and set up a Workstation
  • recall the components of Chef used to implement Infrastructure as Code, list the types of nodes that can be managed using Chef, and install Chef server
  • Course Number:
    it_dochefdj_01_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate