How to Write Chef Recipes on a 1&1 Cloud Server

Learn how to write Chef recipes in order to automate your server management and configuration procedures. Chef is a popular solution for IT automation, and offers a great deal of power and flexibility in its ability to automate the process of provisioning a server. [...]  

Install Chef on a 1&1 Cloud Server

Learn how to install Chef on a 1&1 Cloud Server running Linux (Ubuntu 16.04 or CentOS 7). Chef is a server configuration and management tool which allows the user to provision cloud servers through an automated process. There are many possible configurations for a Chef installation, including high-availability, tiered load-balancing, multiple nodes, and more. This tutorial will cover the most basic type, a standalone installation on a single server. [...]