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Chef Training in Seattle-WA, United States

Learn about Chef tools, techniques to automate infrastructure tasks and about implementing continuous integration

  • 24 hours of Instructor-led sessions
  • Beginner to Advanced level
  • Hands-on training
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Key Features

24 hours of Immersive Instructor-led training
Interactive hands-on learning sessions
Learn the basic concepts of Chef including its advantages
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
Our Chef experts will guide students in future implementation of the technology

Description

Chef for Infrastructure Automation

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. In this intensive development Chef training, our expert trainers will teach you all about the Chef code and how it is used for automation.

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 art by the end of this workshop. Online chef courses are also available at our institute to those who can’t attend the classroom training. You can also attend the demo sessions for  free before enrolling for courses.

Here’s 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 while also testing the infrastructure code

Is this Chef certification right for you?

DevOps Engineers, IT professionals, and SysAdmins who have the need to introduce automation into their systems using Cloud-based tools will find this Chef course beneficial for the career development.

Prerequisites:

  • Be familiar with writing code in a text editor
  • Have experience working on the command line
  • Have basic system administration experience such as installing packages, configuring those packages, starting service

Curriculum

  • What Is Configuration Management?
  • Why You Need a Configuration Management Tool to Automate IT
  • What Is Chef?
  • Why Chef Might Be a Good Tool for Your Enterprise
  • Where Do We Go From Here?
  • Chef Development Tools
  • Chef Syntax and Examples
  • Working with Knife
  • Writing First Chef Recipe
  • Chef and Its Terminology
  • Using Cookbooks
  • Introducing Vagrant &Virtualbox
  • Introducing Test Kitchen
  • Spinning up your first Virtual Machine
  • Introducing OpsCode
  • Developing a Cookbooks
  • Developing Your First Cookbook
  • Writing a Recipe
  • Creating the Index File
  • Changing the Metadata
  • Uploading the Cookbook
  • Running the Cookbook
  • Add an Attribute
  • Add a Resource to the Default Recipe
  • Add the Template File
  • Uploading and Running the Cookbook
  • Using Environments
  • Roles
  • Implementing a role
  • Determining which recipes you need
  • Applying recipes to roles
  • Mapping your roles to nodes
  • Environments
  • Organizing your configuration data
  • Provisioning Using Vagrant and Chef
  • Providers and Provisioners
  • Installing Vagrant
  • Configuring Vagrant
  • Vagrant Provisioning Using Chef
  • AWS and Chef Provisioning Using Vagrant
  • Provisioning Using Knife
  • Chef Troubleshooting and Debugging
  • Debugging Chef Client Run
  • Debugging Recipes Using Logs
  • Debugging Recipes Using Chef Shell
  • Troubleshooting Chef Client
  • Recipe Inclusion
  • Data Bags
  • Search Roles
  • Configuring Services like Apache
  • Looking at your application deployment cookbook
  • Deployment using zip/tar files. E.g: Apache Tomcat deployment and configured as service.
  • Windows - Configuring Services like IIS
  • Dependencies Management
  • Amazon EC2
  • Rackspace Cloud

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Configuration Management and the need to automate it
  • Chef tools and techniques to automate infrastructure tasks
  • About implementing continuous integration by writing custom recipes
  • How to model your infrastructure and troubleshoot it
  • How to integrate with the Cloud 

Zeolearn brings you online, mentor driven courses that not only helps professionals gain theoretical expertise but also the practical experience in a wide variety of courses including courses on Development such as Puppet and Continuous Integration with Jenkins which is very popular. The fact that our workshops are mentor driven gives us an edge over other training institutes since you can learn from industry experts about the application and challenges of upcoming technologies. We have so far trained thousands of professionals with the skills needed to land lucrative jobs and you could be next!

You will receive Chef Certification in the form of a course completion certificate.

Towards the end of the course, all participants will be required to work on a project to get hands on familiarity with the concepts learnt. You will use Chef to write infrastructure code and test it with support from your mentors. This project, which can also be a live industry project, will be reviewed by our instructors and industry experts. On successful completion, you will be awarded a certificate.

Classes are held on weekdays and weekends. You can check available schedules and choose the batch timings which are convenient for you.

You may be required to put in 10 to 12 hours of effort every week, including the live class, self study and assignments.

Your classes will be held online. All you need is a windows computer with good internet connection to attend your classes online. A headset with microphone is recommended.

You may also attend these classes from your smart phone or tablet.

Don’t worry, you can always access your class recording or opt to attend the missed session again in any other live batch.

DevOps Engineers, IT professionals, and SysAdmins who have the need to introduce automation into their systems using Cloud-based tools will find this course beneficial.

  • Operating system such as Mac OS X, Windows or Linux
  • Good Text / JavaScript Editor (Notepad++ / SublimeText / Brackets / Atom )
  • A modern web browser such as Chrome
  • Internet Connection

Chef Course in Seattle-WA

Introduction

Seattle, a seaport city in the United States, is a major technology centre. With Microsoft and Amazon headquartered in the metropolitan area of Seattle, many other new Internet, biotechnology, and software companies are also established in the city.

About the Course in the City

Given the sprawling IT sector, many new technologies are emerging and gaining popularity. One such technology is Chef, used for infrastructure automation. To meet the growing demand, ZeoLearn has come up with a development Chef training in Seattle. It has become essential to perform infrastructure automation to lessen the development and production time. ZeoLearn institute facilitates the Chef courses in Seattle that covers the Chef basics and helps understand how to use Chef for automation.

You can enrol for the Chef courses in Seattle with ZeoLearn that are comprised of intensive virtual training, expert trainers to provide coaching, practice sessions, and unlimited access to the Chef content, including high-quality videos. There is an increasing number of aspiring professionals opting for Chef classes in Seattle, given the vast options of career opportunities. Chef makes the task of configuration and maintenance of servers easier for an organisation, along with its integration with Cloud. Chef creates a code-based model for your infrastructure, saves a lot of time by automation, and ensures consistent deployment of servers and scaling of applications.

Chef is becoming a much sought-after and popular technology amongst professionals who wish to seek career in infrastructure automation using Chef. What provides you an edge over your peers is the Chef certification in Seattle. ZeoLearn provides a Chef certification on successful completion of the course.

Here’s What You Learn

Our development Chef training in Seattle offers the following:

  • Learning about the basics of Chef and understanding how to use Chef to manage your servers
  • Learning to manage Chef applications by integrating with cloud-based platforms
  • Learning to create a code-based model for infrastructure and speed up the development process for managing servers

Objective of the Course

  • Coaching provided by industry experts
  • Learn to build and test your own Chef applications
  • Integration of Chef applications with cloud
  • Hands-on assignments on Chef tools and techniques
  • Understand the use of Chef to streamline and effectively manage the infrastructure

Highlights

  • Live interactive training conducted by expert faculty
  • Flexible weekday and weekend batches, making it convenient to attend
  • Unlimited access to your class recording, if needed in the future for reference
  • Chance to freely attend any other live batch of the same course
  • Encourage learning and hands-on assignments, all mentored by experts
  • Ensures refund if you drop out within a day due to dissatisfaction with the course

Is the Course Right for You?

If you are an IT professional or SysAdmin or DevOps Engineer, then this course is for you. It will help you in infrastructure automation of your organisation and save time by automating many tasks by aligning resources with specific business goals.

Prerequisites

  • Participants should have experience of writing code in a text editor
  • Should be aware of the command-line prompt, its syntax, and use
  • Should be able to do system-administration tasks such as installing and configuring packages

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