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Manage AWS resources using CloudFormation and Chef

Hi Folks, I’m writing this post to share – on how we used CloudFormation to manage AWS resources and exploited AWS CloudFormation application bootstrap helper scripts to register EC2 machines with Chef server for automation. AWS CloudFormation’s templates describe the AWS resources, and any associated dependencies or runtime parameters, required to run your application. To […]

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Upgrading from Chef 10 to Chef 11

We shall be using the knife-essentials plugin to upgrade from Chef 10 to Chef 11. Prerequisites To upgrade, you need a live Chef 10 and Chef 11 server, and a knife workstation that can hit them both, loaded with the latest knife-essentials. 1. To install Chef 11, follow instructions here. Note: If we are going […]

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