Chef Training in Austin, TX, United States

Become a master in Chef by managing a large number of nodes on a single server

  • Solve real business problems with an in-depth knowledge of Chef concepts
  • Covers Chef Architecture and Basic building blocks of Chef
  • Install and configure Chef components using Chef Development Kit
  • Comprehensive hands-on with Chef Recipes and Cookbooks, & Data Bags
  • Create Chef Cookbooks for Automation of Infrastructure & Application deployment
  • Real-time implementation of Chef DevOps projects

Why learn Chef?

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 handle and is suitable for small and large businesses.

Whether you’re operating on the cloud, on-premises, or in a hybrid environment, Chef automates the deployment, configuration, and management of infrastructure across your network. It uses pure Ruby, a domain-specific language for writing system configurations. The types of automation produced through Chef, irrespective of size are:

  • Infrastructure Configuration
  • Application deployment
  • Configuration management across your network

Did you know that HPE uses Chef? Yes, Chef is used by numerous companies across the globe and HPE is one among them. HPE and Chef help companies of all sizes to manage their IT infrastructure by seamlessly integrating Chef technology with HPE OneView. You’ll also be amazed to know that more than half of the Fortune 50 companies are Chef customers.

Chef is a popular tool and a strong choice for experienced DevOps teams who would want to automate their deployment and development infrastructure. Training in Chef will enable businesses to accelerate software delivery, by automating IT infrastructure and increase service resiliency. Moreover, infrastructure automation improves a system’s resiliency and risk management.

From building and testing to monitoring, delivery, and troubleshooting, Chef provides a pipeline for continuous deployment that you can use to achieve greater value and make better decisions. This also explains why a survey by RightScale.com found that Chef is the most popular DevOps tool used by 32% of its respondents.

Benefits:

Chef offers numerous benefits to both individuals and organizations.

Chef helps an individual in the following ways:

  • Chef has industry-wide support and works with about every platform you can think of.
  • Chef substantially cuts down the amount of documentation that you need to write.
  • A DevOps Engineer with Chef Skills earns an average of $92,998 per annum as per Payscale.com.
  • One can manage a variety of node types using Chef.
  • Chef Analytics – The program will self-analyze and will alert you if something is wrong before the problem becomes noticeable to your clients.
  • Chef Development Kit – Allows you to write and manage Chef infrastructure from any machine/OS.
  • Chef’s Knife – Allows one to manage the interface between the Chef repository and Chef Server.
  • Chef Recipes - Learn to configure each managed node with Chef, that compiles code packages called recipes into cookbooks.

Companies like Bloomberg, Facebook, and Intuit use Chef to manage their infrastructure. This is mainly because Chef is able to cut through complexity and streamline IT operations and workflow. Chef training courses are in high demand in the DevOps community given the ease with which it allows the adoption of cloud technology and management of diverse environments.

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What you will learn

Prerequisites
  • Linux Command Line Operations
  • Text Editor
  • Experience with installing and configuring applications

Who Should Attend

  • Systems Operations Personnel
  • Developers
  • Quality Analysts
  • Interested in learning to write Infrastructure as a Code
  • Planning to become a DevOps Professional

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Get reviews and feedback on your final projects from professional developers.

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

Meet your instructors

Amitesh

Amitesh Choudhary

Trainer

The solutions include designing and executing reskilling and upskilling programs for employees on cutting edge technologies - AI & Machine Learning, Big Data, Cloud, IoT and others followed by performance benchmarking through assessments and evaluations.

Currently serving 50+ enterprise partners including IBM, General Electric, HCL, Schneider Electric, Epsilon, SCIO, Mitel, Cerner, Yodlee and more.
 

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Projects

Projects

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

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Faq

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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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KnowledgeHut offers a 100% money back guarantee if the candidate withdraws from the course right after the first session. To learn more about the 100% refund policy, visit our Refund Policy.

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Chef Course in Austin, TX

Chef Certification course in Austin

Austin is the fastest growing large city in the United States. It is the 11th most populous city. Austin is considered to be a major hub for high tech. Thousands graduate each year from the engineering and the computer science programs which provides a steady source of employees for Austin?s technology and defence industry sectors. Because of this rapid growth, the Austin metropolitan area has been ranked number one among all big cities for jobs in 2012 by Forbes in their annual survey. You will find all big players running their operations in Austin such as 3M, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Qualcomm Inc, Oracle, etc. Enrol in the Chef training course in Austin and see a remarkable increase in your chances of getting hired in your dream company.


About Chef training program in Austin

Chef is an automation tool that provides a way to define infrastructure as a code which means automating the infrastructure rather than managing it manually. In other words, we can also call it a programmable infrastructure. It is based on Client-Server architecture with an extra component added in known as Workstation. This instructor-led Chef course will help you gain expertise in this DevOps tool. The training consists of practical sessions which will help you put your learning into practice in a real-time environment and move up the career ladder. Register for this course and know more about the cost, schedule and availability in your city.


Benefits

The workshop is designed for DevOps/Build Release/SCM engineers who aim to further their career in configuration management of IT infrastructure. This instructor-led training will take you through Chef Fundamentals, Chef Architecture and its building blocks, Chef Environment and installation of Chef. This will be a hands-on workshop where will you receive in-depth knowledge of this technology along with the basics of working with Recipes, Cookbooks and Data Bags. By the end of the course, you will be able to streamline IT operations and workflow in your organization which will in-turn help you climb up the career ladder.


The KnowledgeHut Way

With our expert consultant trainers providing you hands-on practice on tools, you will gain an in-depth understanding of how to set up the infrastructure configuration, application deployment and also manage your configurations across networks. With more practical sessions being incorporated in this training, you will be able to implement these in a real-time environment. Along with the downloadable materials, you will be given exercises along with questionnaires and answers. Our tutors are here to help you learn and solve any queries that you might have.

Make haste and Enrol today in the Chef course in Austin and brighten your career prospects.