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Chef Training in Austin-TX, United States

Master Chef with this hands on tutorial

  • 24 hours of Instructor-led training
  • Interactive hands-on learning sessions
  • Learn the basic concepts of Chef
  • Understand Chef syntax, architecture and the tools included in Chef Development Kit (ChefDK)
  • Learn to manage Chef web application, integration with Cloud and test the infrastructure code

Why should you learn Chef?

Automating server infrastructure is the need of the hour since it cuts down development and production time significantly and helps deliver better services.  Chef is one such application that lets you write scripts to automate infrastructure processes, irrespective of whether these processes are big or small. IT configuration management is being widely adopted by organizations across the world and considering that Chef is among the most popular tools for configuration management, this is the right time to pursue this course.

How do you get started with Chef?

Zeolearn academy brings you a comprehensive and interactive Chef training course that will teach you everything you need to know about the Chef environment and using it for configuration management of IT infrastructure. Through hands on, practical lab assignments, you will learn about the Chef syntax, terminology, cookbooks and its architecture and the tools included in the Chef Development Kit (ChefDK). Learning to write Chef code is an intensive learning process but we’ll make sure that you are well versed with this toolby the end of this workshop.

What you will learn

  • About Chef Basics, its advantages and getting started with Chef to manage your servers

  • How to develop infrastructure code locally and speed up development process to manage servers

  • To manage Chef web applications and integrate it with Cloud

  • Testing the infrastructure code

Prerequisites
  • Linux Command Line Operations
  • Text Editor
  • Experience with installing and configuring applications

Tools and Technologies used

  • Virtualbox
  • AWS EC2
  • Putty & Puttygen tools (On Windows OS)

Who should take

  • Systems Operations Personnel who want to learn to manage infrastructure at scale
  • Developers using automation to set up consistent environments and software delivery
  • Those who would like to be a DevOps Professional
  • Those interested in learning to write Infrastructure as a Code
  • QA professionals who would like to automate test environment setups

Zeolearn Experience

Learn By Doing

Immersive hands-on training with combination of theoretical learning, hands-on exercises, group discussions, assignments and intensive Q&A sessions.

Live & Interactive

Ask questions, get clarifications, and engage in discussions with instructors and other participants.

Mentored by Industry Experts

Get mentored by Industry practitioners having more than 10 years of experience.

Reason based learning

Don’t gain just theoretical or practical knowledge. Understand the WHAT, WHY, and HOW of a subject. Simplify the subject matter and get in-depth comprehension.

Code Review by Professionals

Get reviews and timely feedback on your assignments and projects from professional developers.

Build Projects

We emphasize on learning the concepts through examples and help you in building a portfolio of projects through the course of training.

Lifetime Enrolment

Free lifetime enrolment into any of the upcoming batches to help you refresh the concepts.

Curriculum designed by Experts

The curriculum goes through multiple levels of design and preparation by the experts to keep the topics/modules relevant to everyday changes in technology.

Study even from remote locations

Learn to use collaborative mediums to share opinions and improve your coding skills with assistance from the instructors and other participants.

Curriculum

Learning Objectives:

In this this module you will learn about how Chef can be used for Configuration Management and how to deploy resources using Infrastructure as a code.

Sub Topics:

  • Evolution of Infrastructure
  • Overview of Infrastructure as a Code
  • What is Configuration Management
  • Chef Overview
  • Case Study

Hands-on workshop description:

No Hands-On

Learning Objectives:

Understand about Chef Architecture & Building Blocks of Chef.

Sub Topics:

  • Chef Architecture
  • Chef Building Blocks
  • Case study

Hands-on workshop description:

No Hands-On

Learning Objectives:

Learn about basics of Recipes, Recipes Attributes and working with Recipes.

Sub-Topics:

  • Overview of Recipes and Recipes Attributes
  • Creating first Recipe
  • Syntax Check and Applying Recipes
  • Organizing Resources with Recipes

Hands-On:

Create a Workstation Setup Recipe

Learning Objectives:

Understand what is a Cookbook and how to Create and work with Cookbooks using knife utility.

Sub-Topics:

  • Introduction to Cookbooks
  • Anatomy of Cookbook
  • Creating Cookbooks
  • Run and Manage Cookbooks
  • Case Study

Hands-On:

Creating and Managing Cookbooks using knife utility, Deploy Apache Webserver

Learning Objectives:

Learn about Chef Concepts - Chef Development Kit, Nodes, Chef-Client and Chef Server.

Sub Topics:

  • Chef Development Kit
  • Nodes
  • Chef-Client
  • Chef Server
  • Case Study

Learning Objectives:

Learn how to install Chef on Linux Machine.

Sub-topics:

  • Install Chef DK (Development Kit) on Chef Workstation
  • Setup a Chef Server
  • Create a Recipe or a Cookbook / download a Cookbook from Chef Supermarket in Workstation
  • Upload a Cookbook on the Chef Server
  • Connect a Node To The Chef Server
  • Deploy the Cookbook from the Server to the Node

Hands-on:

Install Chef on Linux Machine

Learning Objectives:

Understand how Chef Server uses Organizations, Groups , Users and Roles to define Role Based Access Control.

Sub-Topics:

  • Organizations
  • Users
  • Groups
  • Roles
  • Case Study

Hands-On:

Working with Organizations, Groups, Users and Roles

Learning Objectives:

Understand how data bags can be indexed for searching.

Sub-Topics:

  • What Are Data Bags
  • Creating User and Group Data Bags

Hands-On:

Building A Recipe To Deploy Local User Account From Data Bags

Projects

Projects 1

Creating Chef Cookbooks for Automation of Infrastructure and Application deployment using Infrastructure as a Code

FAQs

The Course

This course will teach you how to use Chef as a configuration management tool for infrastructure and achieve business benefits. You will learn:

  • About Chef Basics, its advantages and getting started with Chef to manage your servers
  • How to develop infrastructure code locally and speed up development process to manage servers
  • To manage Chef web applications and integrate it with Cloud
  • Testing the infrastructure code

The objective of this workshop is to bringgive you a comprehensive and interactive Chef workshop that will teach you everything you need to know about the Chef environment and using it for configuration management of IT infrastructure. Through hands-on, practical lab assignments, you will learn about the Chef syntax, terminology, cookbooks and its architecture and the tools included in the Chef Development Kit (ChefDK). Learning to write Chef code is an intensive learning process but we’ll make sure that you are well versed with this toolby the end of this workshop.

Participants should have knowledge of: 

  • Linux Command Line Operations 
  • Text Editor 
  • Experience with installing and configuring applications 

Yes, it is a mandatory requirement to have this knowledge.

  • Systems Operations Personnel who want to learn to manage infrastructure at scale
  • Developers using automation to set up consistent environments and software delivery
  • Those who would like to be a DevOps Professional
  • Those interested in learning to write Infrastructure as a Code
  • QA professionals who would like to automate test environment setups

Automating server infrastructure is the need of the hour since it cuts down development and production time significantly and helps deliver better services.  Chef is one such application that lets you write scripts to automate infrastructure processes, irrespective of whether these processes are big or small. IT configuration management is being widely adopted by organizations across the world and considering that Chef is among the most popular tools for configuration management, this is the right time to pursue this course.

Chef workshop experience

The workshops at Zeolearn are always interactive, immersive and intensive hands-on programs. There are 3 modes of Delivery and you can select based on the requirements -  

  • Online Classroom training: Learn from anywhere through the most preferred virtual live instructor led training with the help of hands-on training and interactive sessions   
  • One-to-One Training: You can enrol for one-to-one Chef Developer classroom training session with our expert trainer at a preferred time. With this mode, you can customize your curriculum to suit your learning needs.  
  • Team/Corporate Training: In this type of training, an Organization can nominate their entire team for online or classroom training. You can customize your curriculum to suit your learning needs and also get post-training expert’s support to implement Chefconcepts in the project.

We follow the below mentioned procedure for all the training programs by dividing the complete workshop experience into 3 stages i.e Pre, Workshop and Post. This is a tried and tested approach using which we have been able to upskill thousands of engineers. 


Pre-training 
 

Before the start of training program, we make sure that you are ready to understand the concepts from Day 1. Hence, as a process of preparation for the intensive workshop, we provide the following - 

  • Reference articles/ Videos and e-books 
  • 2-4 hrs of training on pre-requisites - to make you workshop ready 
  • Pre-Workshop Assessments - to assess and benchmark  
  • Environment set-up docs  

During Training 

The training is completely hands-on and you receive the below mentioned deliverables from Zeolearn team -  

  • PPT and Code Snippets used in the class 
  • Learners Guide or E-book 
  • Projects / Case Studies 
  • Assessments / Lab exercises 
  • Quizzes and Polls 
  • Study Plans - To structure your learning. 

Post Training 

We don’t just impart skills but also make sure that you implement them in the project. And for that to happen, we are always in touch with you either through newsletters or webinars or next version trainings. Some of the post-training deliverables lined-up for you are -  

  • Project assistance with mentor 
  • Course Recordings  
  • Access to Alumni Network 
  • Additional workshops on advanced level concepts  
  • Regular emails/newsletters on Blogs/Tutorials and other informational content

Yes, Zeolearn has well-equipped labs with the latest version of hardware and software. We provide Cloudlabs to explore every feature of Chef through hands-on exercises. Cloudlabs provides an environment that lets you build real-world scenarios and practice from anywhere across the globe.  You will have live hands-on coding sessions and will be given practice assignments to work on after the class.


At Zeolearn, we have Cloudlabs for all the major categories like Web development, Cloud Computing, and Data Science.

You will get to work on 3 live projects during the course of the training.

This course is designed and delivered by industry-recognized experts who have years of real-time experience in infrastructure management. Not only will they impart knowledge of Chef fundamentals and advanced concepts, they will provide end-to-end mentorship and hands-on training to help you work on real-world projects.

Once you register for the course you will be provided with system requirements and lab setup document which contains detailed information to prepare the environment for the course.

To attend Chef training program, the basic hardware and software requirements are as mentioned below -  
 

Hardware requirements 

Front end requirements: 

  • 4 cores (physical or virtual) 
  • 4GB RAM 
  • 20 GB of free disk space  

Backend Requirements:  

  • 2 cores (physical or virtual) 
  • 8GB RAM 
  • 50 GB/backend server  

Software Requirements

  • Virtualbox 
  • AWS EC2 
  • Putty & Puttygen tools (On Windows OS)

Chef Online Training Experience

All our training programs are quite interactive and fun to learn with plenty of time spent on lot of hands-on practical training, use case discussions and quizzes. Our instructors also use an extensive set of collaboration tools and techniques which improves your online training experience.

This will be live interactive training led by an instructor in a virtual classroom.

You will receive a registration link to your e-mail id from our training delivery team. You will have to log in from your PC or other devices.

Yes, for all the online public workshops there would be participants logging in from different locations.

In case of any queries, you can reach out to our 24/7 dedicated support at any of the numbers provided in the link below: http://www.zeolearn.com/contact-us, or send an email to hello@zeolearn.com.

We also have Slack workspace for the corporates to discuss the issues. If the query is not resolved by email, we will facilitate a one-on-one discussion session with our trainers. 

If you miss a class, you can access the class recordings anytime from our LMS. At the beginning of every session, there will be a 10-12 minute recapitulation of the previous class. You can watch the online recording and clarify your doubts at that time. You may need to login 15 minutes before the main lecture begins to avail this facility. 
 
We also have a Free Lifetime enrollment for most of our courses. In case you miss out a class, you can also enroll for another complete workshop or only for a particular session.

Finance-related

Typically, Zeolearn’s training are exhaustive and the mentors help you out in understanding the in-depth concepts. However, if you find it difficult to cope, you may discontinue after the first two hours of training and avail a refund. 

Learn more about our refund policy here

Zeolearn offers a 100% money back guarantee if the candidates withdraw from the course right after the first session. To learn more about the 100% refund policy, visit our refunds page.

Yes, we have scholarships available for Students and Veterans. We do provide grants that can vary upto 50% of the course fees.  

To avail scholarships, please get in touch with us at hello@zeolearn.com. The team shall send across the forms and instructions to you. Based upon the responses and answers that we receive, the panel of experts take a decision on the Grant. The entire process could take around 7 to 15 days.

Yes, we do have instalment options available for the course fees. To avail instalments, please get in touch with us at hello@zeolearn.com. The team shall explain how the instalments work and would provide the timelines for your case.

Usually we allow payment in 2 to 3 instalments but have all to be paid before you complete the course.

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Chef Course in Austin-TX

Chef

The market is flush with a requirement for server automation engineers, this is why Zeolearn introduces Chef, an application commonly used to make scripts that is used for automating infrastructure processes on servers of all sizes. Zeolearn’s development Chef training in Austin is a 24 hour, instructor led workshop that offers theoretical and practical training about the Chef code and everything that comes with it, this includes in-depth information about cookbooks, virtual training to understand its architecture and the required tools that are a part of the ChefDK (Chef development kit).

The Chef courses in Austin will help students successfully apply the code by balancing practical exercises with the theory used to help the Chef code function. This ensures students are able to use the Chef code efficiently in an official capacity. The curriculum is divided into nine progressive modules filled with in-depth knowledge about the code and its integration to the cloud, this course also provides practical training that can be effectively applied on numerous servers effectively. The modules are designed to effectively provide students with knowledge of the Chef code at both the basic and advanced levels. The program also teaches you how to integrate with the cloud, how to debug the servers and how to efficiently manage numerous servers.

The workshop endeavors to help students learn numerous aspects of server automation infrastructure, including the understanding the operational parameters of Chef and the pre-requisite requirements that help maintain server capacity for automation purposes. This course also teaches students the advantages of using Chef as a server automation program. The Chef classes in Austin is aimed at professionals looking for careers in server automation technology and coding.

Getting a Chef certification in Austin with Zeolearn guarantees that students are trained by leaders of industry and experts in the field of server automation technology. These instructors will help students execute Chef code efficiently in a variety of situations. The course is priced competitively to benefit students.

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