Author:

Aaron Peterson

Former Chef Employee


Chef Whips Up a Mediawiki LAMP Stack for You!

Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP, slathered with a rich load-balanced layer of Mediawiki on top… Mmmm yum, comfort food. Using our most excellent application and database cookbooks from the Quickstart series we build a 4-course, data-driven, LAMP Stack meal. We’ve written it up and screencast a walk-through to help you learn Chef.

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Deploy Django CMS with Chef

Calling all Pythonistas! Would you like to deploy Django apps with Chef? Then check out the latest in our Quickstart series, where we give you full instructions and an accompanying video on standing up a Django CMS multi-node instance in Amazon E2, with a load balanced app tier and separate MySQL server.

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Java, Rails, and Nagios Quick Start Guides for Chef

Starting with Chef? Curious about how to deploy applications using the cool integration techniques you’ve heard about?

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Webcast Recording: Getting Started with Chef in the Cloud

Want to watch a whirlwind tour of getting started with Opscode Chef that demos automated ec2 instance deployment using the Opscode Platform? With the ingredients below, stream or download the WebEx to start cooking with Chef with your host and technical evangelist Aaron Peterson. Watch now! Ingredients: You’ll want one(1) chef-supported workstation to play along.

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Upcoming Webcast: Getting Started with Opscode Chef in the Cloud

Do you want to start developing Infrastructure as Code? Take your first step into a larger world with an action-packed technical walk-through! Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010 Time: 10:00 AM PST, 18:00 GMT. Expect about 1 hour for the walk-through and 15 minutes for the Q&A.

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Two webcasts this week get you cooking with Chef!

By popular demand, I will run a second free Webex training session where I introduce Chef and show how to set up your organization on the Opscode Platform this Wednesday. Then on Thursday, John Willis will demonstrate an awesome, lightweight approach for user management with Chef.

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Upcoming Webcast: Intro to Chef on the Opscode Platform

I will be doing a free Webex training introducing Chef and showing how to set up your organization on the Opscode Platform. We’ll look at a simple example cookbook and talk about some of the components used, as well as how to manage cookbooks as source code for your systems infrastructure.

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Upcoming Webcast: Chef Overview from Another Perspective

Join us for a Live Webcast – Chef Overview from Another Perspective Date: Friday, July 16, 2010 Time: 10:00 am, Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00) Instructor: John Willis VP of Services John Willis, Tivoli refugee, will hold forth on what it’s really “all about.

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Introduction to Chef – Web Presentation

Please join us for a brief introduction to Chef, focusing on concepts and major components. The presentation is a free Web based session that will include a fifteen minute Q&A.

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Upcoming Webcast: Chef Tips and Tricks

Join us for a Live Webcast – Chef Tips and Tricks Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010 Time: 11:00 am, Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00) Instructor: Joshua Timberman, Sr.

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