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Overview

Chef is a DevOps configuration management tool that is gaining popularity as a framework used for infrastructure automation. This open source tool easily integrates with cloud based platforms and configuring new machines is as easy as writing a few lines of code. It is also popular since it can manage huge amounts of nodes on a single server , is quite easy to manage and is suitable for small and large businesses. 

This course starts from basic concepts related to Infrastructure as a Code, Chef Overview and Chef Architecture. In a completely hands-on workshop you will go on to get an in-depth knowledge of this technology including the basics of working with Recipes, Cookbooks and Data Bags.  By the end of the course you would have real world expertise in using Chef for infrastructure deployment and management.

What You Will Learn

    • Chef Fundamentals
    • Chef Architecture and its building blocks
    • Installation of Chef 
    • Chef Environment 
    • Recipes and Cookbooks 
    • Roles and Data Bags
    • Create and work with Recipes, Cookbooks and Data bags 
Prerequisites
  • Linux Command Line Operations
  • Text Editor
  • Experience with installing and configuring applications

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Curriculum

Learning Objectives:

In this this module you will learn about how Chef can be used for Configuration Management and how to deploy resources using Infrastructure as a code. 

Sub Topics: 

  • Evolution of Infrastructure
  • Overview of Infrastructure as a Code
  • What is Configuration Management
  • Chef Overview
  • Case Study

Hands-on workshop description: No Hands-On


Learning Objectives:

Understand about Chef Architecture & Building Blocks of Chef.

Sub Topics: 

  • Chef Architecture
  • Chef Building Blocks
  • Case study

Hands-on workshop description: No Hands-On


Learning Objectives:

Learn about basics of Recipes, Recipes Attributes and working with Recipes.

Sub-Topics:

  • Overview of Recipes and Recipes Attributes
  • Creating first Recipe
  • Syntax Check and Applying Recipes
  • Organizing Resources with Recipes

Hands-On: Create a Workstation Setup Recipe

Learning Objectives:

Understand what is a Cookbook and how to Create and work with Cookbooks using knife utility.

Sub-Topics:

  • Introduction to Cookbooks
  • Anatomy of Cookbook
  • Creating Cookbooks
  • Run and Manage Cookbooks
  • Case Study

Hands-On: Creating and Managing Cookbooks using knife utility , Deploy Apache Webserver

Learning Objectives:

Learn about Chef Concepts - Chef Development Kit, Nodes, Chef-Client and Chef Server.                   

Sub Topics:                 

  • Chef Development Kit
  • Nodes
  • Chef-Client
  • Chef Server
  • Case Study

Learning Objectives:

Learn how to install Chef on Linux Machine.

Sub-topics:

  • Install Chef DK (Development Kit) on Chef Workstation
  • Setup a Chef Server
  • Create a Recipe or a Cookbook / download a Cookbook from Chef Supermarket in Workstation
  • Upload a Cookbook on the Chef Server
  • Connect a Node To The Chef Server
  • Deploy the Cookbook from the Server to the Node

 Hands-on: Install Chef on Linux Machine

Learning Objectives: 

Understand how Chef Server uses Organizations, Groups ,Users and Roles to define Role Based Access Control.

Sub-Topics:  

  • Organizations
  • Users
  • Groups
  • Roles
  • Case Study

Hands-On: Working with Organizations, Groups, Users and Roles

Learning Objectives:  

Understand how data bags can be indexed for searching.  

 Sub-Topics: 

  • What Are Data Bags
  • Creating User and Group Data Bags

  Hands-On:  Building A Recipe To Deploy Local User Account From Data Bags

Projects

Projects

Creating Chef Cookbooks for Automation of Infrastructure and Application deployment using Infrastructure as a Code .

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Faq

Faq

The growth and importance of having DevOps has made many organizations use configuration management tools such as Chef. Chef is most preferred since it is easily scalable and works for both small and large companies. This tool can improve the speed and efficiency from building and testing all the way through delivery, monitoring, and troubleshooting.It provides a pipeline for continuous deployment that you can use to achieve more and make better decisions.

Considering this, getting Chef skills are a must-have for those planning to pursue a career in DevOps. DevOps engineers with Chef knowledge can earn upwards of $112,523. 

You will: 

  • Create a Workstation Setup Recipe
  • Create and Manage Cookbooks using knife utility and Deploy Apache Webserver
  • Install Chef on Linux Machine
  • Work with Organizations, Groups ,Users and Roles
  • Build A Recipe To Deploy Local User Account From Data Bags

By the end of this course, you would have gained knowledge on the basics of Chef and its architecture, use cases of Chef and how to leverage it to for easier Configuration Management using Automation. 

Basics of DevOps, Networking and Linux Fundamentals is required for this training.

Yes, KnowledgeHut offers this training online.

On successful completion of the course you will receive a course completion certificate issued by KnowledgeHut.

Your instructors are Chef and DevOps Experts who have many years of industry experience.

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