Chef Training in Calgary, Canada

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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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

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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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Chef Course in Calgary

Chef training in Calgary

Chef is a powerful automation platform that transforms infrastructure into code. Whether you?re operating in the cloud, on-premises, or in a hybrid environment, Chef automates how infrastructure is configured, deployed, and managed across your network, no matter its size.Chef consists of three main components: Chef Workstations, Servers, and Nodes.Chef workstation is the location where users interact with Chef. With Chef Workstation, users can author and test cookbooks using tools such as Test Kitchen and interact with the Chef server using the knife and Chef command line tools.Chef nodes also called Chef Client Nodesare the machines that are managed by Chef. The Chef client is installed on each node and is used to configure the node to its desired state.Chef server acts as a hub for configuration data. Chef server stores cookbooks, the policies that are applied to nodes, and metadata that describes each registered node that is being managed by Chef. Nodes use the Chef client to ask the Chef server for configuration details, such as recipes, templates, and file distributions.


About >Chef training in Calgary

Calgary is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta. It is situated at the confluence of the Bow River and the Elbow River in the south of the province, in an area of foothills and prairie, about 80 km (50 miles) east of the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies. The city anchors the south end of what Statistics Canada defines as the "Calgary?Edmonton Corridor".Calgary had the highest number of millionaires per capita of any major city in Canadain 2015.


Why attend Chef training

Chef is a thin DSL (domain-specific language) built on top of Ruby. Chef helps you to automate infrastructure that has grown rapidly in the past few years for its immense benefits and lay a strong foundation in configuration management. In turn, helps IT management easier, more efficient, and more flexible than before. Particularly, its concept of ?infrastructure as code? is becoming increasingly popular day-by-day written in Ruby language that helps to reduce costs considerably. Chef is supported on multiple platforms according to a supported platforms matrix for client and server products.


Chef training by KnowledgeHut

KnowledgeHut provides 24 hours of Instructor-led training both online and one-to-one with a very comprehensive hands-on with Chef Recipes and Cookbooks, in-depth understanding of ChefArchitecturealong with basic building blocks of Chef. How to install and configure ChefComponents using the Chef-Development Kit. Also guides you on how you develop, test, and deploy your Chef code with confidence that is necessary for this competitive job markets.


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