About the Talk
July 16, 2010 1:00 PM
Kansas City, MOKansas City, MO
The complex nature of application deployment can make configuration management challenging. As you scale your applications by adding more servers the complexity continues to grow, making a headache for even the most experienced systems administrators.
Chef is a Ruby based open source systems integration framework for managing servers. Using Chef within your infrastructure is economical, scalable and efficient, allowing you to do more with less. Chef lets you manage your servers by writing code, not running commands.
In this session we will cover:
- Chef Concepts
- Creating a Chef Repository
- Your First Cookbook (and its components)
- Chef Nodes, Clients and Roles
- Chef Indexes
- Executables - Chef Server, Chef Indexer, Chef Client and Chef Solo
- Anatomy of a Chef Run