Introducing the infrastructure we build in this class - a cookbook for deploying a LAMP stack! Robin explains the background behind the different components, and how we've already introduced the "Linux" portion of the stack. Now, it's time to add the Apac
- [Instructor] You'll remember that we left off…looking at the directory structure of…the new cookbook that we generated, Lamp.…Again, taking a look at this structure,…you'll see that we have one recipe, the default recipe.…Most cookbooks contain a default recipe…to describe what should happen in general…when the cookbook is run.…In our case, we want to use the default recipe…to get ready to create our lamp stack.…We've already actually provided…the Linux portion of our lamp stack.…
Now we're getting ready to set up Apache.…One of the first things to make sure of…when you're setting up an application of any kind…is to make sure that your package manager is up to date.…To do this, we're going to actually…put a new resource called apt update…into the default recipe you see here.…Well, I know that you don't know how to use…the apt update resource just yet,…so let's take a brief look at the docs.…Docs.chef.io is where you can find…all the information about how to use Chef resources.…
And don't be afraid of it.…This documentation is very well-written and well-maintained.…
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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