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Introduction to Chef

DVOP-100 (3 Days)

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Chef Training Overview

Accelebrate's Introduction to Chef course teaches attendees how to automate the stand up and configuration of complex server environments and the deployment of applications to those environments. Attendees learn how to script Chef using Ruby and how to develop simple and complex cookbooks and recipes. Along the way, participants learn patterns and best practices to ensure that they are to achieve optimal results with Chef following training.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

Chef Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Understand how to build and manage a Chef infrastructure
  • Design, build and deploy fully functional Chef cookbooks and recipes
  • Master best practices and patterns for Chef to ensure optimal results

Chef Training Outline

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Introduction
Ruby Primer (enough to understand how to read Chef code)
  • Basic Syntax
  • Data structures used in Chef
  • Hash
  • Array
  • Blocks
Chef Refresher
  • What Chef provides
  • Cookbooks
Local Chef Cookbook Development
  • Vagrant
Running Chef
  • Chef Server/Client
  • Chef Solo
Building a Basic Cookbook
  • Parts of a Cookbook
  • Recipes
  • Attributes
  • Templates / Files
Building a more Complicated Cookbook
  • Chef node customization
  • Environments
  • Roles
  • Nodes
  • Data Bags (Encrypted+)
  • Using other Chef resources
  • Using multiple cookbooks together
  • Dependency management
  • Cookbook Metadata
Cookbook Patterns and Practices
  • Application vs. Library Cookbooks
  • Resources best practices
Building Custom Resources
  • Libraries / Definitions
  • Lightweight Resource Providers
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

60%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

40%

Lab

Course Number:

DVOP-100

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

All students should be comfortable at the Linux command line.

Training Materials:

All Chef training students receive comprehensive courseware covering all topics in the course.

Software Requirements:

  • Laptop or desktop with i7 quad core processor or faster
  • 8GB RAM or higher
  • Internet connection for all attendees and the instructor
  • Note: If you do not have classroom computers available with this spec, we can recommend a rental laptop vendor whose machines meet these specifications.

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Accelebrate’s training classes are available for private groups of 3 or more people at your site or online anywhere worldwide.

Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

For pricing and to learn more, please contact us.

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Toll-free in US/Canada:
877 849 1850
International:
+1 678 648 3113

Toll-free in US/Canada:
866 566 1228
International:
+1 404 420 2491

925B Peachtree Street, NE
PMB 378
Atlanta, GA 30309-3918
USA

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