Web/Application Server Training / Chef Training
Introduction to Chef
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:
Chef Training Outline
Ruby Primer (enough to understand how to read Chef code)
Data structures used in Chef
What Chef provides
Local Chef Cookbook Development
Building a Basic Cookbook
Parts of a Cookbook
Templates / Files
Building a more Complicated Cookbook
Chef node customization
Data Bags (Encrypted+)
Using other Chef resources
Using multiple cookbooks together
Cookbook Patterns and Practices
Application vs. Library Cookbooks
Resources best practices
Building Custom Resources
Libraries / Definitions
Lightweight Resource Providers
All students should be comfortable at the Linux command line.
All Chef training students receive comprehensive courseware covering all topics in the course.
Software needed for each student PC: