Chef Essentials

Chef Essentials

The perfect base to learn how to use configuration management for your services.

2 days

What you will learn in this course

Our Chef Essentials training is the perfect starting point to get in contact with Chef Infra because you do not need any former knowledge on the topic.

Using the open source alternative CINC, you will learn how to automate the configuration, deployment, and management of your server infrastructure. In addition to that, we will teach you how to test your configurations so that you are able to automate your whole infrastructure.



Chef resources



Testing cookbooks

Details about the system

Desired state and data

Using Chef-Workstation

The Chef server

Community cookbooks

Managing multiple nodes

Roles & Environments



This course is designed for

  • System- and Cloud-Administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining a large number of servers or virtual instances


To get most out of this course, you should have:

  • Basic understanding of Linux
  • Basic experience with the Linux terminal


Our trainers have years of experience and will deliver the right mix of:

  • Insightful theory
  • Practical examples

Technical requirements

We recommend the following equipment:

  • Stable internet connection
  • Modern browser

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