Chef: Getting Started

Chef 13.6.4    |    Intermediate
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How does expressing Infrastructure as Code with Chef accelerate building, deploying, and managing infrastructure? Discover how to execute Chef code with the chef-client and examine the DSL for writing recipes and cookbooks.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • describe how automation and version control contribute to DevOps
    describe the Chef distribution model and the declarative syntax used in writing Chef recipes
    install the Chef Development Kit (ChefDK)
    use the package and file resources inside of a Chef Recipe
    describe Ruby basics such as variables, arrays, and objects
    identify how recipes are packaged and distributed with cookbooks
    identify best practices of using Git for version control
  • deploy a cookbook using the chef-client in local mode
    work with system profiling with Ohai and accessing node object attributes
    use the cookbook_file, remote_file, and template Chef resources to manage files
    manage dynamic file creation using the template resource
    refactor recipes to use node attributes instead of hard-coded values
    build a simple Apache cookbook that configures a "hello, world" page to serve on the localhost

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