Learning Chef: A Guide to Configuration Management and Automation

Learning Chef: A Guide to Configuration Management and Automation

Mischa Taylor, Seth Vargo


Get a hands-on advent to the Chef, the configuration administration software for fixing operations concerns in companies huge and small. excellent for builders and sysadmins new to configuration administration, this consultant exhibits you to automate the packaging and supply of functions on your infrastructure. You'll have the ability to construct (or rebuild) your infrastructure's program stack in mins or hours, instead of days or weeks.

After instructing you the way to jot down Ruby-based Chef code, this booklet walks you thru varied Chef instruments and configuration administration suggestions in each one bankruptcy, utilizing unique examples all through. All you must start is command-line adventure and familiarity with simple process administration.
• Configure your Chef improvement setting and begin writing recipes
• Create Chef cookbooks with recipes for every a part of your infrastructure
• Use try Kitchen to regulate sandbox trying out environments
• deal with unmarried nodes with Chef purchaser, and a number of nodes with Chef Server
• Use information luggage for storing shared international facts among nodes
• Simulate creation Chef Server environments with Chef Zero
• Classify types of companies on your infrastructure with roles
• version lifestyles levels of your program, together with improvement, checking out, staging, and creation

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