Learning Chef: A Configuration Management and Automation Framework

Learning Chef: A Configuration Management and Automation Framework

Mischa Taylor, Seth Vargo


clear up configuration administration concerns in organizations huge and small with Chef, the software program software that is helping approach directors get to the bottom of configuration difficulties and discover new avenues in automation, deployment, and orchestration. With this sensible consultant, you’ll quick study the fundamentals of Chef sooner than diving into advanced use cases.

Not will this e-book help you clear up precise matters, reminiscent of easy methods to deal with four hundred EC2 nodes, however it also will assist you comprehend the altering organizational politics and thought-processes that include infrastructure automation.

Gain a company knowing of Chef: Who created it and what difficulties does it solve?

Set up your laptop and workflow: fitting Chef could be a headache. There's no prescribed workflow that’s beneficial for everyone.

Write customized recipes: simply because each infrastructure is various, you'll have to write a customized recipe. Writing solid cookbooks is essential for having a sustainable infrastructure.

Tailor Chef in your infrastructure: ultimately, even customized recipes won't be sufficient. You’ll are looking to expand the Chef’s middle performance.

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