Chef is a configuration management tool to handle the hardest part of infrastructure, easing the deployment of servers and applications to any infrastructure. Chef-solo is an open source version of the Chef-client that allows using cookbooks with nodes, without requiring access to a Chef server. In any infrastructure, managing servers is one of the most critical tasks for any server administration. Chef-Solo makes the process of booting and provisioning many machines at the same time much easier.
This short and precise book will provide you with clear instructions on how to convert your infrastructure into code. The useful code snippets will help you to set up an environment locally and in a production environment. Also, the book explains different virtual machines and deployment automation tools, including Vagrant and Docker.
Configuration Management with Chef-Solo will take you through the workflow of managing one or more servers. It includes many sample recipes to start with, and gradually you will take a look at the different interaction points and will also learn how Chef-Solo helps minimize your efforts to build and manage different machines. You will learn how to run servers while executing Ruby code. This hands-on guide will help you to understand the importance of this amazing configuration management tool.
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About the Author
Naveed ur Rahman is a Software Engineer, originally from Pakistan. He has been working with different technologies since 2007. His work revolves around application development and maintaining cloud infrastructure for his projects. He works predominantly with Python, PHP, Scala, and configuration management tools. He currently resides in Dubai and is working for one of the largest IT organizations in the Middle East.