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Configuration Management with Chef-Solo by Naveed ur Rahman

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Chapter 6. Chef-Solo and Docker

In the previous chapter, we successfully developed our recipes and tested them with Vagrant. Also, we executed our recipes with Chef-Solo. In this chapter, we will look at another interesting tool for deployment and execute our nginx recipe with Chef-Solo.

We will cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • Docker
  • Executing recipes with Chef-Solo on a Docker container
  • Some recommended practices for using Chef-Solo
  • Chef server and Chef infrastructure

Docker

Docker is an open source software used to automate the deployment of any application in a portable and self-sufficient container. It can run virtually anywhere.

Initially, Docker was built on top of Linux Containers (LXC) and provided a very lightweight container to ...

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