This Chef Fundamentals video training course with Shawn Powers covers the installation, use, and customization of the Chef configuration management system.
Familiarity with Linux, virtual machines, and basic networking
Virtualization platform (VirtualBox, VMWare, etc)
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This Chef Fundamentals course is designed to teach users how to implement the Chef automation framework in their IT environment.
The Nuggets are designed to not only teach DevOps concepts for developers and system administrators, but also the mechanics of Chef by building and maintaining a virtualized server environment.
The course assumes no familiarity with Chef itself, but is an intermediate level IT course. Users should have a familiarity with
Linux, and at least understand the concepts of development and system administration.