Chef Essentials - Windows - Online

Chef Essentials - Windows - Online

Summary

Learn the basics of Chef by taking Chef Essentials. You’ll learn what it means to turn infrastructure into code so that you can automate the configuration, deployment and management of your Windows servers. You’ll also learn about Chef architecture and the set of tools included in the Chef Development Kit (ChefDK).

Description

Get started with Chef by taking Chef Essentials. It’s a two-day instructor-led course that covers all the basics. 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). Each of the core units includes hands-on exercises that will give you confidence in your new skills. At the end of the course, you’ll come away with a repo and the skills to start automating your own infrastructure.

Two day course agenda:

  • Introduction
  • Resources
  • Cookbooks
  • Ohai
  • Templates
  • Lab
  • Workstation installation
  • Signing up for Managed Chef
  • The Chef Server
  • Community cookbooks
  • Managing multiple nodes
  • Roles
  • Search
  • Environments
  • Further resources

Workstation Requirements:

Attendees should bring a wifi-enabled laptop to the workshop. The following operating systems have been tested as workstation systems with the hands on exercises:

Other platforms and platform versions may work without modification. Due to time constraints we will not be able to troubleshoot issues with unlisted platforms. Attendees should install non-Chef required software before the workshop starts.

  • SSH/SCP (OpenSSH, puTTY/WinSCP or equivalent)
  • Programer's text editor (Vi/Vim, Emacs, Sublime Text 2 or equivalent)

Additionally, all attendees should install ChefDK.

Student Requirements:

This course is geared toward development, engineering, and operations staff. Students in this class should have some familiarity and comfort with the following:

  1. Writing code (of just about any flavor) in a text editor
  2. Working on the command line
  3. Basic system administration – installing packages, configuring those packages, starting service

 


Duration

2 Days

Upcoming Classes

Online

Instructor-led online training

Location Jul 2017 Aug 2017 Sep 2017 Oct 2017 Nov 2017
US West - Online Aug 2 – Aug 3
Sep 6 – Sep 7
US East - Online Aug 9 – Aug 10
Sep 13 – Sep 14
Online - Europe CET Aug 28 – Aug 29

Onsite Training

For groups of three or more

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Public Training

US West - Online

  • Confirmed
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
    $ 995.00 USD
  • Confirmed
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
    $ 995.00 USD $ 895.00 USD before Wednesday, August 23, 2017 8:00 AM PDT.

US East - Online

  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    $ 995.00 USD $ 895.00 USD before Wednesday, July 26, 2017 9:00 AM EDT.
  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    $ 995.00 USD $ 895.00 USD before Wednesday, August 30, 2017 9:00 AM EDT.

Online - Europe CET

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