INTRODUCTION

Chef Essentials teaches the basics of Chef. You’ll learn what it means to turn infrastructure into code so that you can automate the configuration, deployment and management of your servers. You’ll also learn about Chef architecture and the set of tools included in the Chef Development Kit (ChefDK). And we’ll show you how to test your infrastructure code so you can deploy with confidence.

WHAT’S COVERED?

  • Chef resources

  • Cookbooks

  • Chef-client

  • Testing cookbooks

  • Details about the system …and more

 

YOUR FIVE KEY TAKEOUTS

  • Turn infrastructure into code to automate the configuration, deployment and management of your servers

  • Learn about Chef architecture and the tools in the ChefDK

  • Test your infrastructure code to deploy with confidence

  • Confidence in your new skills through hands-on exercises

  • The skills to start automating your own infrastructure

DOES IT HELP MY FUTURE?

Chef Essentials teaches you all the basics of Chef.

Knowledgeable presenter. Rich content. Good amount of hands on. Challenging in a good way.
Course attendee
Nov '18

IS IT CERTIFIED?

On completion of the course, you’ll receive an Assurity certificate which confirms your attendance.

ANYTHING I NEED TO DO?

  • Familiarity with writing code in a text editor

  • Familiarity with Unix-based operating systems and command line (if not familiar, please sit the free course Comman Line Essentials: Git Bash for Windows before the course

  • Basic system administration – installing and configuring packages, starting service