Automation Tool Archive

7 Feb 2019

About the chef-repo Directory Structure

A chef is a configuration management system designed to allow you to automate and control large numbers of computers in an automated and reliable manner. The chef works with three core components: The Chef server, workstations, and
17 Jan 2019

How To Install Docker on Ubuntu 18.04 & 16.04 LTS

Docker is a container-based application framework that allows deploying programs that are run as containers. They’re similar to virtual machines, but containers are more portable, more resource-friendly, and more dependent on the host operating system. See Also:
16 Jan 2019

How To Install Docker CE on CentOS/RHEL 7/6

Docker is an application that makes it simple and easy to run application processes in a container, which are like virtual machines, only more portable, more resource-friendly, and more dependent on the host operating system. See Also:
15 Jan 2019

What is Docker & Docker Container ?

What is Docker & Docker Container Docker is an open source software platform to create, deploy and manage virtualized application containers on a common operating system. Docker enables developers to run any application as a lightweight, which
4 Sep 2017

How to connect Chef Server with Nodes on Linux

The main part of chef that allows you to connect a node to a chef server is called chef-client. A node is any physical, virtual, or cloud machine that is configured to be maintained by a chef-client.
21 Aug 2017

Install and Configure a Chef Workstation on CentOS/RHEL 7/6

A Chef workstation is a system, which we use to develop recipes and cookbooks and interact with a chef nodes. It helps in configuring organizational policy, including defining roles & environments and ensuring that critical data is
15 Aug 2017

How to Install the Chef Server on CentOS/RHEL 5/6/7

A chef is a Ruby-based configuration management engine. Chef server acts as a single point of contact for agents to pull configurations that are applicable to them. Chef server stores cookbooks, metadata of the nodes, environment and
9 Aug 2017

How to Install Vagrant on CentOS 7

Vagrant is an open source tool for creating virtual machine configuration and provisioning utility such as VirtualBox, VMWare, KVM etc. With the help of Vagrant, a project organizer can easily setup a unified code running environment for
6 Aug 2017

What is Chef Automation Tool and It’s Features

A chef is a configuration management tool for managing machine setup on physical servers, virtual machines and in the cloud, for example, Amazon EC2, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack, SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure. A chef is open source tool
4 Jul 2017

Puppet vs. Chef vs. Ansible vs. SaltStack

Puppet, Chef, Ansible, and Salt were all built to make it much easier to configure and maintain more than hundred of servers. It’s not mean that smaller companies won’t take benefit of these tools, as automation and