Getting Started with Chef Cookbooks

Getting Started with Chef Cookbooks

Taught in English


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Beginner level

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6 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Introduction to Chef Cookbook and its setup and configuration.

  • Gain comprehensive understanding of Chef Cookbook

  • Explore key aspects necessary to become proficient in managing infrastructure as code using Chef

  • Generate Security, compliance , maintenance and troubleshooting.

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There are 3 modules in this course

Welcome to Week 1 of the Getting Started with Chef Cookbooks course. In this week we will learn about Chef Cookbooks, starting with an overview and introduction to their concept. We will then dive into the installation and configuration of Chef, ensuring a functional setup. By the end of the course, we will explore the process of setting up a Chef infrastructure to effectively manage and control our configurations.

What's included

8 videos2 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Week 2 of the Getting Started with Chef Cookbooks course. This week will cover important aspects of Chef Cookbooks. We will start by understanding Recipes and Resources, which are key components of Chef Cookbooks. Then, we will delve into Attributes and Templates, which allow for flexible and dynamic configuration. By the end of the course, we will learn how to create a Cookbook using ChefDK, a development kit specifically designed for Chef.

What's included

11 videos1 reading3 quizzes

Welcome to Week 3 of Getting Started with Chef Cookbooks course.This week focuses on testing, validation, and troubleshooting in Chef Cookbooks. You will learn various testing methods, including unit testing, to ensure the reliability of your configurations. Additionally, we will cover security, compliance, maintenance, and troubleshooting strategies. By the end of the week, you will have a solid grasp of these essential aspects of Chef Cookbooks.

What's included

11 videos3 readings3 quizzes


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