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Chef Online Training


Shawn Powers


Chef Online Training

In this intermediate Chef skills training, Shawn Powers covers how to write and deploy code in the Chef environment and provides an understanding of the various Chef components, server models, terms, tools. This DevOps training may not map to a Chef exam, but it's still a valuable training for anyone who wants to learn about orchestration and automation infrastructure.

DevOps engineer continues to be one of the most in-demand job titles out there. Not just in tech, but out of all jobs. Automating the development pipeline and infrastructure as code is a big part of DevOps, and Chef is one of the premier configuration management tools used to make that happen. It’s the perfect time to make the jump into DevOps, and knowing Chef will help that transition.

For anyone who manages their Chef training, this Chef training can be used to onboard new DevOps professionals, curated into individual or team training plans, or as a Chef reference resource.

Chef: What You Need to Know

This Chef training contains videos that cover topics including:

  • Chef terminology and tools
  • Chef server models
  • Working with multiple platforms
  • Client automation and cookbooks
  • Server installation
  • Workstation configuration
  • The Chef methodology
  • Using git with Chef
  • Chef environments
  • Managing virtual machines with Vagrant

Who Should Take Chef Training?

This Chef training is considered professional-level Chef training, which means it was designed for DevOps professionals. This orchestration and automation infrastructure skills course is designed for DevOps professionals with three to five years of experience with DevOps.

New or aspiring DevOps professionals. DevOps is one of the fastest-growing fields in IT. The skills you’ll pick up in this training will help you begin to master configuration management and automation. Coupled with a year of experience, this training will position you well to move into a DevOps engineer role.

Skills You'll Learn in this Course

  • Chef Fundamentals

    Intermediate5 hrs 53 mins18 videos
  • Chef: Setting Up the Chef Environment

    Intermediate 47 mins7 videos
  • Chef: Methodology

    Intermediate 39 mins8 videos
  • Chef: Using Chef

    Intermediate 51 mins9 videos
  • Chef Learning Resources

    This Chef training includes videos, in-video quizzes, and Chef virtual labs hand-built by Shawn Powers.

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