Robin talks about Chef Server artifacts—such as cookbooks, roles, environments, and data bags—and what they are used for in the context of your environment.
- [Speaker] Great job so far!…I hope you've gotten a taste for some…of the basics of Chef at this point…because we've covered a lot…of the core components of Chef.…I want to wrap up class by talking about…some more advanced server components…that you'll find in the future if you continue…exploring configuration management…and infrastructures code with Chef.…In particular, I'd like to introduce the concepts…of roles, environments, and data bags.…Roles are a way for us to describe a custom set…of recipes that should be executed…on a particular type of node.…
Meaning to say that a role is a way…for us to describe the run list…for a particular type of node.…When we assign a node a role,…we do so in its run list.…Again, the point of this is…that we can actually configure many nodes' run lists…from a single location.…Here's another example of a role.…This role is named Web, and it's going…to describe the run list for all nodes…that are web servers.…For example, you can see in the run list section…that here, we're actually going…
- Configuration management
- Using Chef
- Installing the Chef development kit (ChefDK)
- Provisioning a CentOS instance
- Using recipes and the Apache cookbook
- Working with nodes and node objects
- Using templates and embedded Ruby
- Hosting a Chef server
- Provisioning nodes with AWS
- Testing deployments with Kitchen
- Exploring the Chef Supermarket
- Resolving dependencies with Berkshelf
- Working with server roles, environments, and data bags
Skill Level Beginner
Setting up a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Serverwith Sandra Toner2h 46m Intermediate
1. Getting Started with Chef
2. From Recipes to Cookbooks
3. The Chef Server
4. Going Full Scale
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