The Chef-Certified beginner’s guide to developing cookbooks locally and distributing changes with a Chef Server

Chef Fundamentals: A Recipe for Automating Infrastructure [Video]

Are you the only Chef in the kitchen? Is your infrastructure suffering from snowflake servers? Are you sick and tired of provisioning machines by hand every time you need to put out a fire? Configuring infrastructure shouldn’t be painful, it should be a joy.
Chef Fundamentals has been reviewed and approved by the Chef Training team. Chef is a platform for the DevOps workflow, and is used to automate and manage it all--infrastructure, run-time environments and applications.
With Packt's new course learn to combine resources into recipes, recipes into cookbooks, and transform your infrastructure into code.

All the code and supporting files for this course are available at:

What You Will Learn

  • Describe how Configuration Management with Chef is performed.
  • Be technically savvy in the process of installing and configuring servers in the cloud or in an on-premise datacentre.
  • Gain an understanding of Chef's core components, architecture, and terminology and have basic fluency with the most commonly used tools.
  • Be able to utilize and describe Chef terms like Resources, Recipes, Cookbooks, The Chef Server, Roles, Environments, and Data Bags

Chef Software : We are Chef (formerly Opscode). Chef is the platform for the DevOps workflow. Use Chef to automate and manage it all--infrastructure, run-time environments and applications.

Robin Beck - Technical Trainer : Robin has spent years working one-on-one with individuals who are trying to create positive change in their relationship with technology. Robin has completed two B.A.'s in astronomy and physics, and holds a technical certificate from the web development school RefactorU, where he has also served as an educator. Now Robin keeps TechnoTrainer's workforce moving forward towards excellence.