At this point in the book we’ve covered a lot of ground with both Chef and the Microsoft Azure platforms. So far we have done the following:
Understood how to set up a development workstation for Chef
Looked at Azure’s capabilities, delved into detail on Azure Resource Manager, and used both the Azure CLI and PowerShell cmdlets to accomplish administration tasks in Azure
Utilized the Chef VM Extensions as an efficient way of bootstrapping Chef on multiple machines
Used Chef Provisioning to provision various types of Azure resources and scale out our architectures ...