Chef Intermediate Topics - Online

Chef Intermediate Topics - Online

Summary

Chef Intermediate Topics is an instructor-led course that first introduces you to test-driven development (TDD) and then shows you how to extend your cookbooks with custom resources and Ohai plugins.

Description

Chef Intermediate Topics is an instructor-led course that first introduces you to test-driven development (TDD) and then shows you how to extend your cookbooks with custom resources and Ohai plugins. 

Building cookbooks with tests will increase the speed at which you work by giving you consistent feedback throught the entire cookbook developoment process. Extending your cookbooks with custom resources will increase clarity within your recipes and provide resources that are portable to other cookbooks. Ohai plugins gather data from your nodes that will aid in more dynamic recipes and extensive reporting.

In this course, you will learn how to confidently refactor and extand a cookbook through explanation, demonstration, practice, and discussion. At the end of the course, you will have created a code repository that can be applied to solve the unique challenges you face managing your infrastructure.

Two day course agenda:

  • Introduction
  • Why write tests? Why is that hard?
  • Writing a test first
  • Refactoring cookbooks with tests
  • Faster feedback with unit testing
  • Testing resources in recipes
  • Refactoring to attributes
  • Refactoring to multiple platforms
  • Approaches to extending resources
  • Why use custom resources
  • Creating a custom resource
  • Refining a custom resource
  • Ohai
  • Ohai plugins
  • Creating an Ohai plugin
  • Tuning Ohai

 

To take this course, you should have completed Chef Fundamentals or Chef Essentials or have comparable work experience. You should have working knowledge of core Chef concepts and resources.

Workstation Requirements:

You will need a wi-fi enabled workstation with admin/root access on the machine for class. You will need the ability to remote into the virtual machines provided in class.

 


Duration

2 Days

Upcoming Classes

Online

Instructor-led online training

Location Feb 2018 Mar 2018 Apr 2018 May 2018 Jun 2018
US East - Online Feb 27 – Feb 28
Mar 15 – Mar 16
Apr 30 – May 1
Jun 13 – Jun 14
Online - Europe CET Mar 21 – Mar 22
Jun 13 – Jun 14
US West - Online Apr 19 – Apr 20
US Central - Online May 16 – May 18

Testimonials

Robin Beck provided an excellent training: he was very knowledgeable and held a very comprehensive two day training session!

- Shomi

Just Great!

- IBM

Onsite Training

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Public Training

US East - Online

  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
    $ 995.00 USD
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    $ 995.00 USD $ 895.00 USD before Thursday, March 1, 2018 5:00 PM EST.
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    $ 995.00 USD $ 895.00 USD before Monday, April 16, 2018 6:00 PM EDT.
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    $ 995.00 USD $ 895.00 USD before Wednesday, May 30, 2018 6:00 PM EDT.

Online - Europe CET

US West - Online

  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM PDT
    $ 995.00 USD $ 895.00 USD before Thursday, April 5, 2018 6:00 PM PDT.

US Central - Online

  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
    $ 995.00 USD $ 895.00 USD before Wednesday, May 2, 2018 6:00 PM CDT.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

Robin Beck provided an excellent training: he was very knowledgeable and held a very comprehensive two day training session!

- Shomi

Just Great!

- IBM

Chef Intermediate Topics - Online Ratings

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Customer Comments

Just Great!

- IBM

I will recommend this class to my organization as one of the more complete solutions to on boarding new Chef users.

- The MITRE Corporation

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

- IBM

I was sad to have the training end! The personalized attention from the instructor was priceless. Chef made sense and I LOVED it! Every question and problem were solved and explained. Truly craft masters of Chef, take this and be ready to be amazed. I'm applying what I learned the next week after the course. Thank you CHEF!

- Trace3

Robin Beck provided an excellent training: he was very knowledgeable and held a very comprehensive two day training session!

- Shomi

I don't usually like online training, but this training was great and Eric is really good, well-organized, and in control. The way he engaged each participants is amazing, and how he troubleshoot issues.

- BlackBerry Limited

This was the best training class I've taken. It was online using Zoom, it was super easy to share code and collaborate. The instructor kept everything going at a perfect pace and his knowledge and expertise on the topic was evident. 22 years of training in my career and this was hands down the best class I've taken. Better than classroom training. Looking forward to more!

- CVSHealth

Excellent information presented by an experienced practitioner and an excellent presenter.

- Telmate