Through the Azure Chef VM Extension, you can easily bootstrap the Chef client on to the VM operating system. This allows you to apply Chef-driven configuration management, compliance scanning and automation quickly and easily.
In order to securely authenticate a new node against the Chef server (or hosted Chef), the bootstrap process must use the […]
My latest Pluralsight course has just gone live – Getting Productive with Chef Cookbooks.
Check it out at www.pluralsight.com/courses/chef-cookbooks-getting-productive.
This is my second course for Pluralsight and the second course on Chef – it builds on the lab environment developed in the first course, called Planning and Installing Chef, which you can access at www.pluralsight.com/courses/chef-planning-installing.
Sessions have been locked in and announced for Microsoft Ignite Australia, which is (yay!) back on the sunny Gold Coast.
My sessions are listed here, but here’s a quick summary:
The Cloud That Chuck Norris Built: Resilient Architecture in Azure
Level: 400 Summary: Moving your infrastructure to Azure? Great! Just make sure that it’s designed […]
I’m very pleased to be able to announce that my first Pluralsight course – Planning and Installing Chef – has gone live and is available online in the Pluralsight course library!
The course is written more from the perspective of an infrastructure specialist, rather than a developer. In it, we go through the process of […]
I’m really excited to announce that I will be presenting at this year’s Midwest Management Summit in Minnesota!
I’ll be presenting a couple of sessions, both with a strong emphasis on infrastructure-as-code:
Infrastructure with Chef: Get it right first time, every time
Chef gives us a comprehensive framework to define and deploy the desired end-state […]