Chef for DevOps: Managing Infrastructure Using Chef

Chef 15.1    |    Intermediate
  • 11 videos | 1h 7m 55s
  • Includes Assessment
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Explore the implementation of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) with Chef for DevOps, including core principles, benefits, and components of Chef that are involved in implementing IaC in this 11-video course. Examine features, components, and tools of Workstation and components of Cookbook, and the various types of nodes that can be managed by using Chef. Key concepts covered in this course include characteristics and importance of implementing IaC using Chef and DevOps; the essential features of Chef Workstation, the location where users interact with Chef; and the features of Cookbook, the fundamental unit that provides capability of specifying configuration and policy for distribution. Next, learn how to set up Git to create a Chef repository; how to install Chef to a server, set up a Workstation and work with the hosted Chef, and the tools of Chef Workstation; and steps involved in working with hosted Chef. Finally, study components of Chef used to implement IaC, and the types of nodes in Chef that need to be installed, depending on the existing node architecture.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Recognize the characteristics and importance of implementing infrastructure as code using chef and devops
    Identify the capabilities, core principles, and benefits of chef
    List the components of chef that are used to implement infrastructure as code
    Set up git to create a chef repository and implement infrastructure as code
    Recognize the features of chef workstation and list the various components and tools of chef workstation
  • Recall the features of cookbook and list the various components that make up a cookbook
    Classify the various types of nodes that can be managed using chef
    Demonstrate the steps involved in working with hosted chef
    Install chef server and set up a workstation
    Recall the components of chef used to implement infrastructure as code, list the types of nodes that can be managed using chef, and install chef server

IN THIS COURSE

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  • 11m 38s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to recognize the characteristics and importance of implementing Infrastructure as Code using Chef and DevOps. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Chef Principles and Benefits
    5m 18s
    In this video, you will learn about the capabilities, core principles, and benefits of Chef. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Components of Chef
    9m 21s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to list the components of Chef that are used to implement Infrastructure as Code. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Chef Repository
    7m 18s
    Find out how to set up Git to create a Chef repository and implement Infrastructure as Code. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Chef Workstation Components
    6m 42s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize the features of Chef Workstation and list the various components and tools of Chef Workstation. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Cookbook Features
    6m 5s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recall the features of Cookbook and list the various components that make up a Cookbook. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Nodes in Chef
    5m 9s
    In this video, you will learn how to classify the various types of nodes that can be managed using Chef. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Working with Hosted Chef
    3m 42s
    During this video, you will learn how to apply the steps involved in working with the Chef Server. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Chef Server Installation
    7m 6s
    In this video, you will install the Chef server and set up a Workstation. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Exercise: Chef Components and Server Installation
    4m 5s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to recall the components of Chef used to implement Infrastructure as Code, list the types of nodes that can be managed using Chef, and install the Chef server. FREE ACCESS

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