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Chef Essentials training
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Chef Essentials training

A beginner’s course for Chef enthusiasts who want to master this DevOps tool!

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Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Our classroom training provides you the opportunity to interact with instructors face-to-face.

Online Classroom

Collaborative, enriching virtual sessions, led by world class instructors at time slots to suit your convenience.

Description

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 and is quite easy to manage.

KnowledgeHut brings an interactive beginners Chef training course that will introduce you to Chef fundamentals. This experiential course will give you a detailed overview on Chef, how it works, and how it can be used to solve real world problems. After re-visiting Chef basics such as installation and creating Chef servers, you will proceed to learn about creating cookbooks for Ubuntu and Windows. By the end of the course you would have hands on expertise in using Chef for infrastructure deployment and management.

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a Course Completion Certificate from KnowledgeHut.

What you will learn:
  • About Chef Basics, its advantages and getting started with Chef to manage your servers
  • Installation and configuration on Ubuntu and Windows
  • To manage Chef web applications and integrate it with Cloud while also testing the infrastructure code
  • Creating Chef cookbooks
You will also get:
  • Comprehensive, downloadable courseware
  • Course completion certificate
  • KnowledgeHut credits

Key Features

16 hours intensive training on Chef
Get introduced to the world of Chef, learn fundamentals and concepts
Learn through hands-on practical exercises
Get course completion certificate
Get comprehensive courseware in downloadable format
Create and deploy a Chef architecture to automate your processes

Curriculum

  • Infrastructure-As-A-Code
  • Chef Components – 10000 feet overview
    • Chef Server
    • Hosted Chef Server
    • Chef Development kit
    • Chef Nodes
    • Recipes
    • Cookbooks
    • Chef Analytics
    • Chef Push job server

  • Deploy Ubuntu 14.04 Server
  • SSH to Ubuntu Server
  • Install chef-server on Ubuntu 14.04 linux server
  • Install chef-manage on chef-server
  • Install and configure Chef-Reporting
  • Create a user account on hosted chef server
  • Create organization on hosted chef server
  • Download chef-starter kit
  • Deploy a Ubuntu 14.04 server
  • Ssh to Ubuntu server
  • Install and configure Chef development kit
  • Configure knife to interact with your own Chef-server
  • Configure knife to interact with your Hosted Chef-server
  • Configure SSL based connection to chef server
  • Install and configure Chef development kit
  • Setup environment variables
  • Configure knife to interact with your own Chef-server
  • Configure knife to interact with your Hosted Chef-server
  • Configure SSL based connection to chef server
  • Deploy a Ubuntu 14.04 server
  • Register the Ubuntu server under chef server management
  • Create a new cookbook for apache2 installation on Ubuntu server
  • Write recipe for package install, service restart
  • Create templates to be used in recipe
  • Create index.html and log file to be used by recipe
  • Create a new cookbook for OS update installation on Ubuntu server
  • Write recipe for update of Operating system
  • Edit metadata.rb file to include dependency for apache2 cookbook
  • Understand and create web role
  • Assign web role for chef node
  • Validate chef-role is getting assigned to Ubuntu server
  • Deploy a Windows server 2012
  • Register the Windows server under chef server management
  • Download a community cookbook for IIS (web-server) Installation on windows server 2012
  • Run cookbook on windows server
  • Validate web server is installed on windows 2012 server

Our Students

"The course content covered most of the basics and went deeper into details when required. Good hands-on exercises with practical examples."

"Excellent trainer and with confidence I can handle all sorts of PM scenarios and can challenge your mindset. Very good customer service from KnowledgeHut."

"I learned much from this training session, the faculty had good knowledge of the subject matter and provided good learning examples."

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Frequently Asked Questions

Participants must be familiar with Linux basics (working with file and directories).

Yes, KnowledgeHut does offer virtual training for this course. Call us for more information on the same.

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

You will receive 1 credit per hour of learning which totals to 16 credits for the entire workshop.

Automation is the key to the success of any organization and automation of infrastructure helps give a competitive edge as it cuts down development and production time significantly and helps deliver better services. Chef is a DevOps tool that helps you write scripts to automate infrastructure processes, irrespective of whether these processes are big or small. Our course on Chef Essentials will help you go beyond the basic understanding of Chef concepts and use it to solve infrastructural problems.

Your instructors are Chef experts who have years of industry experience.

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: http://www.knowledgehut.com/refund

Please send in an email to support@knowledgehut.com, and we will answer any queries you may have!

This course is apt for Cloud engineers, Developers, operations engineers, Centre of excellence team, Windows server administrators, Unix/Linux administrators, Storage admins, network administrators, and Virtualization administrators

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