Using Cookbooks

In the previous chapter, we discussed the important components related to a cookbook. In this chapter we use some cookbooks available from the community. We download and deploy these cookbooks on a node. We have picked up important cookbooks from the community and will try to explain exactly how to use them.


This program installs and configures the MySQL client or server. Different recipes are defined for installing and configuring the MySQL server on different platform machines.


The following platforms support this cookbook:

  • Debian/Ubuntu
  • CentOS 5.x,6.x, Red Hat 5.x,6.x, Fedora(18.x,19.x,20.x) ...

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