Chef Essentials - Linux - Online

Chef Essentials - Linux - 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 Linux servers. You’ll also learn about Chef architecture and the set of tools included in the Chef Development Kit (ChefDK). Finally, we’ll show you how to test your infrastructure code so that you can deploy with confidence.

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 Linux 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:

  • Ubuntu 14.04
  • Mac OS X 10.11
  • Windows 7+

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 of 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

Audience

Students in this class must have some experience with: 1. Writing code (of just about any flavor) in a text editor 2. Working with the command line 3. Basic system administration-installing packages, configuring those packages, starting service

Upcoming Classes

Online

Instructor-led online training

Location Jul 2017 Aug 2017 Sep 2017 Oct 2017 Nov 2017
US East - Online Jul 26 – Jul 27
Aug 23 – Aug 24
Sep 27 – Sep 28
US West - Online Aug 16 – Aug 17
Sep 20 – Sep 21
Online - Europe CET Oct 9 – Oct 10

Testimonials

This was the best course I've ever taken. The instructor was just GREAT!

- IBM

Fabian Met was a fantastic teacher. It was a pleasure being his student. He understood his audience and adapted his teaching style in way that fit the students well.

- NativeX, LLC

Onsite Training

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Public Training

US East - Online

  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    $ 995.00 USD
  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    $ 995.00 USD $ 895.00 USD before Wednesday, August 9, 2017 9:00 AM EDT.
  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    $ 995.00 USD $ 895.00 USD before Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:00 AM EDT.

US West - Online

  • Confirmed
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
    $ 995.00 USD $ 895.00 USD before Wednesday, August 2, 2017 8:00 AM PDT.
  • Confirmed
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
    $ 995.00 USD $ 895.00 USD before Wednesday, September 6, 2017 8:00 AM PDT.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

Fabian Met was a fantastic teacher. It was a pleasure being his student. He understood his audience and adapted his teaching style in way that fit the students well.

- NativeX, LLC

This was the best course I've ever taken. The instructor was just GREAT!

- IBM

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