By John Ewart
About This Book
- Learn the best way to use Chef in a concise manner
- Learn how you can use Chef to combine with cloud providers reminiscent of EC2 and Rackspace Cloud
- See complicated how one can combine Chef into your atmosphere, enhance assessments, or even expand Chef's middle functionality
Who This booklet Is For
If you have got a few figuring out of IT infrastructure rules and are able to discover what Chef is all approximately, then this advisor will exhibit you all you must be aware of. to be able to get the main out of this booklet, a few adventure of programming or scripting languages will be useful.
What you are going to Learn
- Install the Chef server by yourself hosts
- Model your infrastructure utilizing Chef from a small variety of hosts to a bigger scale
- Integrate Chef with cloud services
- Develop customized recipes to set up your software program utilizing Chef
- Test recipes throughout a number of platforms
- Extend Chef's integrated performance to help customized resources
- Manage improvement environments utilizing chef-solo and Vagrant
Chef is a configuration administration instrument that turns IT infrastructure into code. Chef offers instruments to control platforms at scale. With this booklet, you are going to how to use an identical instruments that businesses resembling fb, rebel video games, and Ancestry.com use to regulate and scale their infrastructure.
This ebook takes you on a finished journey of Chef's performance, starting from its middle beneficial properties to complicated improvement. you can be stated to hurry with what is new in Chef and the way to establish your personal Chef infrastructure for people, or small or huge groups. after you have the middle elements, you'll get to grips with bootstrapping hosts to then advance and follow cookbooks. with a purpose to absolutely leverage Chef, this booklet will express you complicated recipes that will help you deal with new forms of information prone and assets. by way of the top of this ebook, you may be convinced in find out how to deal with your infrastructure, scale utilizing the cloud, and expand the integrated performance of Chef itself.
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Chef Essentials by John Ewart