Chef for Linux Admins
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Chef for Linux Admins

Learn Automation of Managing Linux Servers using OpsCode Chef Step-By-Step from Scratch.
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4.2 (130 ratings)
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Last updated 11/2016
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn Step-by-Step on, how to Automate, Managing of your LINUX Servers using Chef.
  • Understand All the Concepts and Terminologies Associated with Chef.
  • Learn how to Setup and Configure your Infrastructure as Code, on Hosted Chef.
  • Learn how to Create Cookbooks and Write Recipes.
  • Learn how to Setup Roles and Environments within Chef.
  • Learn how to Manage Organization, Environment, Roles and Nodes within Chef.
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Requirements
  • No Prior Knowledge of Chef Required.
  • Basic Knowledge of IT infrastructure and LINUX.
Description

Are you a LINUX ADMIN looking for Automating, Managing of your Linux Servers?  But not sure what tool to use?

Are you Looking to elevate your Career as LINUX ADMIN? But not sure what tool to Learn?

Then this course is for you !

In this course, you would be learning how to Automate, Managing of your Linux Servers using Chef Step-By-Step from Scratch.

Chef is used by some of the most reputed companies that includes, Facebook, Target, Yahoo, MSN, Etsy, GE Capital to name a few.

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed | RISK FREE INVESTMENT - 30 DAYS NO QUESTIONS ASKED MONEY BACK GUARANTEE (We are confident that you wouldn't need this).

**** NO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OF CHEF REQUIRED FOR THIS COURSE ****

Course Overview:

  • Most demanding and sought after skill for SYSTEM / LINUX ADMINS.
  • Secure and give a boost to your career by learning Chef from OpsCode.
  • Course taught using a most innovative and simplified method of teaching.
  • Course covers all the topics on, how to manage LINUX Servers using Chef.

Course Description:

You would begin this course, by understanding what is Chef, what are the core components of Chef EcoSystem, then you would take a Deep Dive to understand, that functionality offered by each of these components. We would also discuss about the different flavors that Chef offers and the pros and cons attached to each of the flavor. We would also try to understand how the traditional terminologies of IT are mapped within Chef.

You would also get step-by-step walk through from scratch on how to install and configure Chef on their proprietary cloud platform and bootstrap the nodes.

Later in the course, you would understand what are cookbooks, recipes, resources and attributes in Chef, you would also learn to how to create cookbooks and write recipes.

In short, this course would teach you everything, that you would require to automate your Linux Servers running within your infrastructure using Chef from OpsCode.

Thanks for stopping by, see you inside the course.

Who is the target audience?
  • A must enroll course for SYSTEM or LINUX Admins.
  • Anyone who is keenly interested in Automating, Management of LINUX Servers.
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Curriculum For This Course
28 Lectures
01:40:25
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Introduction
2 Lectures 03:47
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Understanding Chef
4 Lectures 18:40

An Overview of the Chef EcoSystem.
01:54

A Deep Dive of the Chef EcoSystem.
09:59

How the Traditional Terminologies are Mapped on Chef.
04:04

This is quite a lengthy quiz, the main objective of this quiz, is to make sure you have completely understood all the concepts related to Chef.

Understanding Chef.
14 questions
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Installing and Configuring Chef
7 Lectures 22:57

Downloading and Installing Chef on Workstation.
03:18

Setting Up Chef Server on Hosted Chef.
03:32

Configuring Chef on Workstation.
02:59

Pre-Requisites for Bootstrapping the Node.
04:46

Understanding the Bootstrap Process.
02:23


The main objective of this quiz, is to make sure you have completely understood the Installation and Configuration of Chef.

Installing and Configuring Chef
5 questions
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Exploring Cookbooks and Recipes
3 Lectures 18:18
Understanding Cookbooks, Recipes, Resources and Attributes.
03:40

Creating Cookbook and Writing Recipe.
08:26

Understanding the Chef Run Process.
06:12
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Deep Dive into Resources
9 Lectures 22:39
Understanding Commonly Used Resource Types.
02:08

Package Resource.
03:13

Service Resource.
03:23

Directory Resource.
01:25

File Resource.
01:52

Bash Resource.
02:27

Execute Resource.
02:22

CRON Resource.
03:02

Cookbook_File Resource.
02:47
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More on Bootstrapping and Expanding the Recipe
1 Lecture 13:13
Expanding the Recipe and Bootstrapping the 2nd Node.
13:13
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 00:52
More to be added !
00:09

Thank You !
00:43
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