Chef Essentials

The Chef Essentials training course is a comprehensive instructor­ led course covering the basic architecture of Chef, the use of Chef Development Kit (ChefDK), and associated tools. Development, engineering, and operations staff will learn to use Chef to automate the configuration, deployment, and management of server infrastructure. Participants will also learn how to test their configurations. Each of the core units in this course has hands ­on exercises to reinforce the material. At the end of the course, students will have a code repository that can be used and modified to solve real business problems.

Course Summary

Purpose: 
Learn the architecture of Chef, the use of Chef Development Kit (ChefDK), and associated tools.
Audience: 
Developers and DevOps people looking to automate their IT workflows and processes.
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

Hands On help
Duration: 
2 Days
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Create and manage a code repository that can be used and modified to solve real business problems

What You'll Learn

In the Chef Essentials training course you’ll learn: 


  • Chef resources 

  • Cookbooks 

  • chef­client 

  • Testing cookbooks 

  • Details about the system 

  • Desired state and data 

  • Workstation installation 

  • ChefDK 

  • The Chef server 

  • Community cookbooks 

  • Managing multiple nodes 

  • Roles 

  • Search 

  • Environments 

  • Further resources 


Meet Your Instructor

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Elon

Elon has over 20 years of technical training experience and strongly believes that developers learn best by doing. He has trained in 40+ countries, and counting.

Elon is extremely passionate about sharing his in-depth knowledge in the DevOps world and beyond. His teaching style is engaging, fun and collaborative, while he continuously strives to learn more and expand his knowledge in the technology field. He holds a BA in Economics from CU Boulder.
 
Elon lives in the beautiful Boulder mountains...

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