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  • 5 hours of Training Videos 
  • 30 lectures
  • Very exhaustive coverage to all the topics
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What is inside this course?

The Whizlabs Chef Fundamentals training course contains almost 5 hours of training videos. You can find a total of 30 lectures that cover all the basic concepts related to Chef in this training course. 

Is there any prior requirement to learn Chef?

Although there is no prerequisite to learn Chef, it is recommended to have some basic knowledge before learning Chef, that is as follows,

  • Understanding of system administration, network protocol communication, and system infrastructure
  • Fluency in Ruby script writing as well as systems where you want to use Chef

Who should learn Chef?

Not limited to a particular audience, any beginner in automation can learn Chef. In addition, aspiring DevOps professionals should include Chef as one of the prominent additions in their resume. Any individual aspiring to learn automation without coding and scripting knowledge should learn Chef.

Why should I learn Chef?

You should learn Chef because it is one of the ideal tools for automation of repetitive tasks and the simultaneous deployment of multiple packages and apps. Therefore, you can establish a strong foundation for your career in DevOps with promising fluency in the basics of Chef.

How will Chef Fundamentals training help me?

The Whizlabs Chef Fundamentals training can help you develop the following skills.

  • Automation of daily repetitive tasks in your environment by using Chef
  • Improved fluency with Chef Language
  • Setting up and configuring Chef on cloud environments
  • Utilizing Chef Console for managing automation

Which DevOps certification should I choose?

There are a number of DevOps tools such as Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, Puppet, etc. and so the DevOps certifications. As certification measures and validates your skills, the choice of a DevOps certification totally depends on your skills. So, choose a platform and tool as per your knowledge and expertise, and then go ahead with the respective certification. If you are a beginner, you can start working on a DevOps tool as per your interest, gain some real-time experience and go-ahead for a DevOps certification.

Here is the complete list of DevOps Certification Training/DevOps Online Courses.

Do you update the question bank/video course with the latest updates?

Yes. Different DevOps platforms revise the exam syllabus based on the current trends, to meet the industry standards. We have Subject Matter Experts who monitor the changes into the exam syllabus and update the questions bank/video course to ensure that we provide up to date preparation material to our students.

What is Chef?

Chef is a configuration management and automation tool that helps in the easier deployment of applications and systems. You don’t have to write custom code or scripts for deployment or updating applications. Users can automate the configuration of their development and deployment environments with a language as simple as plain English.

What are the important features of Chef?

The important features of Chef are as follows,

  • It uses Ruby language for creation of domain-specific language (DSL)
  • It is suitable for deployment and management of cloud server, software, and storage
  • It does not make assumptions regarding the current status of a node and utilizes its mechanisms for obtaining the current status of a machine

What are the critical components in Chef Architecture?

You can find the following elements in the Chef Architecture:

  • Recipe
  • Cookbook
  • Resource
  • Attributes
  • Files 
  • Templates
  • Metadata.rb

What is the importance of Configuration Management?

Configuration management helps in automation of various tasks such as application deployments and updates. It can help in identifying the components that need changes with the modifications in requirements. Configuration management is important as it helps in repeating an implementation due to changes in requirements since the last implementation. Therefore, you can achieve seamless application deployment and management with Chef.

What are the benefits of Chef?

The benefits of Chef which make it popular among professionals are as follows,

  • Promising integration with cloud technologies
  • The limited barrier for entry due to the use of Ruby language for configuration tasks

Is there any certification to validate my Chef Knowledge and expertise?

Yes, the Chef Certification program is the ideal platform for validating your expertise and knowledge in Chef. The different badges in the certification program validate different levels of fluency of candidates in learning Chef.

Do you have any other resources to learn about Chef?

You can find the following learning resources on the Whizlabs blog to learn about Chef.

How would learning Chef help me in my career growth?

Learning Chef is the first step you can take for a promising career in the field of DevOps. You can pursue various roles such as front end software development engineer, customer architect, or senior software development engineer with effective knowledge of Chef. Learning Chef would help you get better job opportunities, higher salaries, and global recognition for your skills.

How much could I earn as a DevOps professional with Chef Skills?

According to Dice, the average annual salary of a DevOps professional with Chef Skills would be $112,523. However, this salary range can reach a higher level as per experience and knowledge of the candidate.

What are the benefits of DevOps certifications for a DevOps professional?

Some of the important benefits of the DevOps certifications for a DevOps professional are as follows:

  • Validates your knowledge and understanding of DevOps tools and methods.
  • Provides you a global recognition for your knowledge, skills, and experience.
  • Adds a credential to your resume and thus makes you stand out of the crowd.
  • Helps you get more opportunities to enhance your career as a DevOps professional.
  • Gets you more chances of being promoted in your current job or get a new job with a high paycheck.

If you are still in doubt, check out the Top Reasons to Go for a DevOps certification.

I’m a fresher. How can I start my career in DevOps?

As a fresher, you have two choices. First is - you can start your career as a developer or administrator on any platform say AWS, Azure, etc. and then proceed to become a DevOps engineer. Second is - you can directly choose a DevOps tool and start gaining DevOps skills. Then you can get a DevOps certification to validate your skills and enhance your DevOps career.

Here are the 10 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your DevOps Career.

What is the salary of a DevOps Engineer?

According to the job data from Glassdoor, the salary for a DevOps Engineer may range from $137,000 and $180,000, depending on several factors like knowledge, skills, experience, and certification. 

Do you offer a Money-Back Guarantee for Whizlabs training courses?

Yes, we offer a 100% unconditional money-back guarantee for our training courses. If you don’t clear the exam for any reason, you can apply for a full refund. 


Please note that we only refund the amount paid for the Whizlabs training course, not the certification exam cost. For more details, we recommend you to check our Refund Policy

Do you provide any discount on the bulk purchase?

Yes, you can avail up to 50% discount on the purchase of more than 10 products at a time. For more details, please feel free to write here. A member of our support staff will respond back as soon as possible.

What are the payment gateways you provide?

We accept payments through different gateways like CCAvenue, Stripe, etc.

After purchasing the Training Course from Whizlabs, how can I clarify my technical questions?

We have a dedicated team of subject-matter experts (SME) who will answer all of your queries that are submitted through our Learning Management System (LMS) interface. You will receive responses within 24 hours of the submission of the question.

What if I have more queries?

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