Chef Use Case: Automating Server Management

Use cases for Chef, the server configuration and management tool which allows the user to provision cloud servers through an automated process. Find examples which will help explain how learning Chef can be a useful addition to your server management practices, by streamlining the server provisioning and configuration process, as well as automating ongoing server management tasks. [...]  

How to Write Chef Recipes on a 1&1 Cloud Server

Learn how to write Chef recipes in order to automate your server management and configuration procedures. Chef is a popular solution for IT automation, and offers a great deal of power and flexibility in its ability to automate the process of provisioning a server. [...]  

Install Chef on a 1&1 Cloud Server

Learn how to install Chef on a 1&1 Cloud Server running Linux (Ubuntu 16.04 or CentOS 7). Chef is a server configuration and management tool which allows the user to provision cloud servers through an automated process. There are many possible configurations for a Chef installation, including high-availability, tiered load-balancing, multiple nodes, and more. This tutorial will cover the most basic type, a standalone installation on a single server. [...]