Chef for DevOps: Automate Infrastructure Using Chef Tools & Templates

Chef 15.1    |    Intermediate
  • 14 videos | 1h 25m 37s
  • Includes Assessment
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Explore the concept of environment in Chef and the various attributes that can be applied for DevOps-Chef Habitat and Chef Automate. In this 14-video course, learners examine the components used to build templates in Chef, as well as to generate Chef cookbooks, install and work with Test Kitchen, and install and work with Chef Habitat Builder. Key concepts covered in this course include how to generate Chef cookbooks and configure Knife; bootstrap a node to pull and apply configuration changes; recognize the essential features of Chef Habitat and illustrate the package build flow, from automated build to package deployment; and exploring Chef templates and the components that can be used to build them. Then you will learn how to create recipes by using template files; learn the features and capabilities provided by Chef Automate for infrastructure automation and orchestration, and work with Chef Automate to facilitate infrastructure automation and orchestration. Finally, examine scenarios where Chef may not be the best candidate for configuration management and implement automated deployment of Chef Habitat packages.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Set up chef client and knife
    Generate chef cookbooks and configure knife
    Bootstrap a node to pull and apply configuration changes
    Install kitchen and use and work with test kitchen
    Describe the concept of environment in chef, its attributes, and the sequence in which the attributes are applied in the environment
    Recognize the essential features of chef habitat and illustrate the package build flow, from automated build to package deployment
  • Install chef habitat, work with chef habitat builder to facilitate automated builds, and deploy chef habitat packages
    Describe chef templates and the components that can be used to build them
    Create recipes using template files
    Recall the features and capabilities provided by chef automate for infrastructure automation and orchestration
    Work with chef automate to facilitate infrastructure automation and orchestration
    Describe scenarios where chef may not be the best candidate for configuration management
    Describe chef habitat, install chef habitat, and use chef habitat builder to implement automated deployment of chef habitat packages

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 43s
  • 6m 34s
    During this video, you will learn how to set up the Chef Client and Knife. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Chef Cookbook and Knife
    13m
    Learn how to generate and configure Chef cookbooks with Knife. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Bootstrap Nodes
    3m 24s
    In this video, find out how to bootstrap a node to pull and apply configuration changes. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Kitchen Installation
    6m 54s
    Find out how to install and use Test Kitchen. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Environment Essentials
    5m 19s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe the concept of environment in Chef, its attributes, and the sequence in which the attributes are applied in the environment. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Chef Habitat
    5m 18s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to recognize the essential features of Chef Habitat and illustrate the package build flow, from automated build to package deployment. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Working with Chef Habitat
    8m 51s
    In this video, you will learn how to install Chef Habitat, work with Chef Habitat Builder to facilitate automated builds, and deploy Chef Habitat packages. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Templates in Chef
    8m 9s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe Chef templates and the components that can be used to build them. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Creating Recipes
    6m 24s
    In this video, learn how to create recipes by using template files. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Chef Automate
    4m 38s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to recall the features and capabilities provided by Chef Automate for infrastructure automation and orchestration. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Working with Chef Automate
    8m 40s
    During this video, you will learn how to work with Chef Automate to facilitate infrastructure automation and orchestration. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  When to Not Use Chef
    2m 55s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe scenarios where Chef may not be the best candidate for configuration management. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Exercise: Working with Chef Habitat
    3m 48s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe Chef Habitat, install Chef Habitat, and use Chef Habitat Builder to implement automated deployment of Chef Habitat packages. FREE ACCESS

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