Automating Infrastructure - Chef for DevOps

Automating Infrastructure - Chef for DevOps

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Beginner level

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15 hours to complete
3 weeks at 5 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Interpret knowledge about Fundamentals of Chef with DevOps tools.

  • Implement setup for Chef Infrastructure using AWS Services

  • Describe  features of Chef-server and Chef-Client

  • Design and manage Recipes and Cookbooks 

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There are 7 modules in this course

Welcome to Automating Infrastructure - Chef for DevOps course. By enrolling in this course, you are taking the first step to kickstarting your career in advanced DevOps field. In the first week of the course. we'll learn the essentials of Chef Fundamentals. This course will help learners to analyze stages of DevOps lifecycle. We will also familiarise with Continuous Deployment and Continuous Integration tools in this week.

What's included

7 videos2 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In the second week of this course, we'll learn about Chef DevOps and explore how Chef can help in DevOps Culture. We'll also describe the working of Chef Architecture. After identifying key Metrics of Chef, we'll end the module by exploring and determining the components of Chef.

What's included

8 videos1 reading2 quizzes

In the third week of the course, we'll get an overview of Recipes and Recipes attributes. We'll understand how to organize resources with recipes. We'll also explore cokkbooks and its working. By the end of this week, we'll have information about how to create and manage cookbooks using knife utility.

What's included

12 videos1 reading2 quizzes

In the fourth week of the course, we'll learn the concepts of Chef-client and Chef-server in a detailed manner. We'll also explore nodes and its working. y the end of this week, we'll be able to implement the installation of Chef Development Kit on Chef workstation.

What's included

5 videos1 reading2 quizzes

In the fifth week of the course, we'll be able to explore information about users, groups, role and their working. We'll demonstrate the working of organization, users, groups and roles in Chef. Also, we'll build a recipe to deploy a local user account from data bags. By the end of this module, we'll be in position to describe Data Bags.

What's included

7 videos1 reading2 quizzes

In the sixth week of the course, we'll be able to Illustrate AWS services such as EC2, VPC, Beanstalk, RDS and their working with Chef. We'll demonstrate working of MySQL and WordPress with Chef. By the end of this week,we wil perform Implementation of AWS ECR and ECS with Chef.

What's included

11 videos1 reading2 quizzes

In the last week of this course, we'll perform the implementation of MySQL installation. We'll also implement the creation of Cookbooks in WordPress. This module will end with a demonstration of WordPress installation.

What's included

5 videos4 readings3 quizzes


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