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Configuration Management with Chef-Solo by Naveed ur Rahman

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Different use cases

The best way to learn Chef is to see real-world examples. We will not install and create nodes in the current chapter, but we will explain the dependencies of different environments. More detailed information about installation of these environments will be explained in Chapter 2, Setting Up an Environment for Chef-Solo.

PHP WordPress

This section assumes that you are already familiar with WordPress. To set up a WordPress site, we need the following packages installed on any machine:

  • Apache Web server
  • MySQL Database server
  • PHP

Chef-Solo will be responsible for downloading WordPress and configuring Apache and PHP along with its dependencies. Chef Software, Inc. already has a WordPress recipe. We can use the same recipe to install ...

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