Chef Training in Columbia, MD, United States

Become a master in Chef by managing large amount 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
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Why learn Chef?

Chef is a powerful automation platform that provides a way to define infrastructure as code, it can also be termed as programmable infrastructure. Whether you’re operating on the cloud, on-premises, or in a hybrid environment, Chef automates how infrastructure is deployed, configured and managed across your network. Chef uses a 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

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; increase service resiliency, infrastructure automation improves a system’s resiliency and risk management.

From building and testing through 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 is a tool that transforms infrastructure into a code and offers numerous benefits to both individuals and organizations.

Chef course helps individuals:

  • 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 as per Payscale.com

Chef also has certain organizational benefits:

  • Chef Analytics – The program will self-analyse 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 Chef repository and Chef Server

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 your 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 who want to learn to manage infrastructure at scale
  • Developers who set up consistent environments and software delivery using automation
  • Anyone who would like to be a DevOps Professional
  • Anyone who is interested in learning to write Infrastructure as a Code
  • QA who would like to automate test environment setups

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Code Reviews by Professionals

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

Projects

Projects

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

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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 Columbia, MD

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