This Chef cheat sheet takes you through part of a new breed of open-source infrastructure as code tools used to automate and manage infrastructures of any size, including cloud infrastructures. It provides administrators and developers with the capability to define “cookbooks” that can be applied repeatedly and consistently to server and application configurations. After reading this Refcard, youll be able to download and use Chef to easily create an elegant, fully automated infrastructure of any size. You’ll learn how to create a Chef cookbook, and you’ll learn about Run Lists, “Knife,” and the 0hai Ruby library.
Nov 30, 11