To get started, Robin explains the fundamental ingredients —Chef Resources. We use these to create a setup recipe to set up the Ubuntu node.
- [Instructor] We're finally ready to go through…and build our very first Chef recipe,…and like the cooking terminology,…our recipes are made up of ingredients…that we call Chef resources.…Resources are the fundamental units…of configuration for our Chef policy.…This means that we're going to build our scripts,…if you will, out of Chef resources,…so let's take a look at some of these.…Here's some basic examples of Chef resources.…
Now, I don't expect you to know…how to write these just yet,…but see if you can understand what's going on here.…In the first example,…we see that we would like to configure a package…called httpd.…We might specify a version or other properties…for that package…and the action that we'd like to take on them.…In this case, we're going to install the httpd package.…In the second example,…you see we're configuring a service called ntp.…
We're going to take two actions on this service,…enabling and starting.…The third example is how we might configure a file.…Notice I have the file's path listed…
This intermediate-level course provides insights into the Chef architecture through practical examples and demos, including the deployment of a PHP application on top of a LAMP stack. Instructor Robin Beck walks through recipe development and the various prebuilt cookbooks available from the Chef community Supermarket, and reviews best practices for building wrapper cookbooks that allow you to access recipes from different cookbooks. He also shows how to work more efficiently with knife commands for managing clients, cookbooks, and data.
- Building a setup recipe
- Using cookbooks to organize recipes
- Using community recipes
- Uploading cookbooks
- Using the database cookbook
- Adding PHP to the mix
- Searching with knife
- Testing cookbooks with Kitchen
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Review the Fundamentals
2. Community Code
3. Complete the LAMP Stack
4. The Joy of Test Kitchen
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