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Deploying Chef Cookbooks

by Jake Watkins

Go beyond writing Chef Cookbooks and learn to manage your infrastructure using Chef Server. Learn to bootstrap servers, assign roles, and create environments to make your environment easier to manage.

What you'll learn

Managing thousands of servers in your infrastructure is extremely complex. In this course, Deploying Chef Cookbooks, you will gain the ability to automate the management of your servers using Chef Server. First, you will learn to bootstrap servers running Linux and Windows. Next, you will discover how to organize nodes using roles, environments, and policies. Additionally, you will explore how to automate the provisioning of new servers. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Chef Server needed to automate the management of your infrastructure.

About the author

Jake Watkins is a software developer and consultant with 23 years of industry experience. He focuses on the Microsoft platform, DevOps, Cloud and container technologies. He has authored several articles for magazines and presents to .net user groups.

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