Chef – Infra Automation
hrough this course, you will learn:
The Chef – Infra Automation Course – is both the name of a company and the name of a configuration management tool written in Ruby and Erlang.
This tool uses a pure-Ruby, domain-specific language (DSL) for writing system configuration “recipes”.
It is used to streamline the task of configuring and maintaining a company’s servers and can integrate with cloud-based platforms such as
Google Cloud Platform
to automatically provide and configure new machines. Additionally, it contains solutions for both small and large-scale systems.
Introduction To Chef
- Introduction To DevOps
- What is Chef?
- Common Chef Terminology
- Chef Server
- Chef Workstation
- Chef Workstation – Looking At Security And Configs
- Servers And Nodes
- Chef Configuration Concepts
Building The Web Server Cookbook
- Getting Set Up
- Starting The Apache Recipe
- Adding Attributes, Recipe, And A Template
- Attribute Precedence
- Adding HTML Templates Dynamically With Chef
- Recipe Includes And Dependencies
- Copying Config Files To The Node
- Executing Linux Commands On The Node
- Adding Platform Support To The Cookbook
- Adding The Local Chef-Repo To Github
Node Object And Search
- What Is The Node Object?
- Search Concepts
- Searching Node Attributes Using Knife
- What Are Data Bags?
- Creating User And Sudo Group Data Bags
- Building A Recipe To Deploy Local User Accounts From Data Bags
- What Are Environments And Why Do They Matter?
- Creating And Configuring Environments
- Creating A Second Version Of Our WebServer Cookbook
- Deploying To Different Environments
- Viewing And Deleting Environments With Knife
- What Are Roles?
- Creating A Web Server Role
- Building A Simple MySQL Cookbook For A Role
- Creating A DB Server Role
- Creating A Base Role
- Knife Plugins
- Chef Supermarket And Chef-Client Cookbook
Deploying Nodes In Production
- UnAttended Node Bootstrapping
- Chef-Client Cookbook (Security And Automated Runs)
Using Open Source Chef Server
- OpenSource Chef
- Configuring The Workstation And Bootstrapping A Node
- Closing: Bootstrapping Nodes And Deploying Cookbooks