Chef Training in Eindhoven, Netherlands

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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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

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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

Chef Course

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.

Important prerequisites are –


Some experience in writing code

  • Some understanding of navigating a terminal like Powershell or Bash
  • Some knowledge on file editing
  • Some experience working on command line
  • Basic understanding of System Administration – installing and configuring packages etc.
  • System admins who wish to learn about automation
  • System admins who wish to manage infrastructure at a large scale
  • IT Professionals/DevOps engineers who wish to automate without coding
  • IT Professionals/DevOps engineers looking to have a grip on configuration management
  • IT Professionals/DevOps engineers looking for career growth in the DevOps space
  • Beginners in the field of automation
  • Anyone who wants to be a DevOps professional

The course aims to help you understand –


  • Basics of Chef and its advantages
  • How to develop infrastructure code locally and speed up development process
  • How to manage servers using Chef
  • How to manage Chef web applications and integrate them with cloud
  • How to test infrastructure code
  • How Chef helps in overall DevOps process

If you are someone interested and inclined towards DevOps as a career option, learning Chef will provide you with a good advantage. DevOps has gained a lot of reputation, both as a culture and process to develop, deploy and manage software applications and there are abundant opportunities in this space.


Chef, is gaining more ground as one of the most preferred automation tools. So, having Chef skills will help you boost your career.    

Workshop Experience

The Chef training at KnowledgeHut is interactive, immersive, and full of practical learning. The training is conducted in three modes and you are free to choose the mode which suits your needs-

  • One to one training-

One to one training is an effective mode of training that can be individualized and catered to your requirements. If an individual is looking for a more personal face to face approach, choosing one to one training will be an added advantage. Our trainers at KnowledgeHut are dedicated and help you to reach your goals by maximizing your time with us.

  • Online Classroom training-

The online classroom training is the virtual classroom training where you can learn all the latest skills that will equip you for the industry. This is the live, instructor-led training session that helps professionals to get ahead in their careers.

  • Team/Corporate training-

Now building a high performing team is more easy with Team/Corporate training mode. In this mode, an organization nominates its entire team for online or classroom training and the training is delivered as per the team’s needs. Corporate training consists of videos, certification courses, and other blended learning options that will help your workforce to create a competitive edge, produce better results, and reach the strategic goals.

The duration to complete the Chef course is dependent on the learner’s time allocation.


At KnowledgeHut, we have created a 24-hour immersive and instructor-led learning with options of 2, 3- and 4-hour per day training schedules. It can take anywhere between 1-3 weeks to complete the course based on the number of daily hours chosen for training.

  • Good Internet connection
  • Operating system such as Mac OS X, Windows or Linux
  • Good Text / JavaScript Editor (Notepad++ / SublimeText / Brackets / Atom)
  • A modern web browser such as Chrome

The lab setup for Chef Training will be made available to you before the start of the training. Which will contain a step by step method of installing and test running  Chef on your Machine.

Yes, you will be working on projects. As part of the training, you will be working on –

  • Using Chef to write infrastructure code and test the same
  • Application deployment using Infrastructure as a Code
  • Creating Chef Cookbooks for Automation of Infrastructure

The project(s) will be done under the guidance of experienced instructors. You will get complete support during the project. Upon completion, the project will be reviewed by the instructors and industry experts.


You will be certified upon successful completion of the project and a course completion certificate will be awarded.

Online Experience

We provide our students with Environment/Server access for their systems. This ensures that every student experiences a real-time experience as it offers all the facilities required to get a detailed understanding of the course.


If you get any queries during the process or the course, you can reach out to our support team.

Yes, you can attend a demo session before getting yourself enrolled for the Apache Spark training.

All our Online instructor-led training is an interactive session. Any point of time during the session you can unmute yourself and ask the doubts/queries related to the course topics.

There are very few chances of you missing any of the Chef training session at KnowledgeHut. But in case you miss any lecture, you have two options:

  • You can watch the online recording of the session
  • You can attend the missed class in any other live batch

The online Chef course recordings will be available to you with lifetime validity.

Yes, the students will be able to access the coursework anytime even after the completion of their course.

Opting for online training is more convenient than classroom training, adding quality to the training mode. Our online students will have someone to help them any time of the day, even after the class ends. This makes sure that people or students are meeting their end leaning objectives. Moreover, we provide our learners with lifetime access to our updated course materials.

In an online classroom, students can log in at the scheduled time to a live learning environment which is led by an instructor. You can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online setting. Our instructors use an extensive set of collaboration tools and techniques which improves your online training experience.

Minimum Requirements: MAC OS or Windows with 8 GB RAM and i3 processor

This will be live interactive training led by an instructor in a virtual classroom.

We have a team of dedicated professionals known for their keen enthusiasm. As long as you have a will to learn, our team will support you in every step. In case of any queries, you can reach out to our 24/7 dedicated support at any of the numbers provided in the link below: https://www.knowledgehut.com/contact-us


We also have Slack workspace for the corporates to discuss the issues. If the query is not resolved by email, then we will facilitate a one-on-one discussion session with one of our trainers.

Finance Related

We accept the following payment options:

  • PayPal
  • American Express
  • Citrus
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

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.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding) Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: https://www.knowledgehut.com/refund

Yes, we have scholarships available for Students and Veterans. We do provide grants that can vary up to 50% of the course fees.


To avail scholarships, feel free to get in touch with us at the following link: https://www.knowledgehut.com/contact-us


The team shall send across the forms and instructions to you. Based on the responses and answers that we receive, the panel of experts takes a decision on the Grant. The entire process could take around 7 to 15 days

Yes, you can pay the course fee in installments. To avail, please get in touch with us at https://www.knowledgehut.com/contact-us. Our team will brief you on the process of installment process and the timeline for your case.


Mostly the installments vary from 2 to 3 but have to be fully paid before the completion of the course.

Visit the following to register yourself for the Chef Training: https://www.knowledgehut.com/devops/chef-training/schedule

You can check the schedule of the Apache Spark Training by visiting the following link: https://www.knowledgehut.com/devops/chef-training/schedule

We have a team of dedicated professionals known for their keen enthusiasm. As long as you have a will to learn, our team will support you in every step. In case of any queries, you can reach out to our 24/7 dedicated support at any of the numbers provided in the link below: https://www.knowledgehut.com/contact-us.


We also have Slack workspace for the corporates to discuss the issues. If the query is not resolved by email, then we will facilitate a one-on-one discussion session with one of our trainers.

Yes, there will be other participants for all the online public workshops and would be logging in from different locations. Learning with different people will be an added advantage for you which will help you fill the knowledge gap and increase your network.

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Chef Course in Eindhoven

Eindhoven, Netherlands