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Using Chef with Microsoft Azure by Stuart Preston

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© Stuart Preston 2016

Stuart Preston, Using Chef with Microsoft Azure, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1476-3_4

4. Using Chef Provisioning to Provision Machines

Stuart Preston

(1)London, UK

Chef Provisioningis a part of the Chef toolset that orchestrates the creation of machines and supporting infrastructure, particularly in the cloud but also for on-premises infrastructure too. It lets you define your application topology in an infrastructure-as-code way via one or more Chef recipes. This is particularly powerful in today’s world of continuous delivery where we need fast feedback cycles - the ability to create, destroy, and re-create entire environments from scratch gives us flexibility, reliability, and repeatability; and as we know this eventually helps ...

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