Terraform and Chef together | How to provision…

Categories: Terraform

With Hashicorp´s terraform it becomes really easy to provision virtual machines, templates on different providers (AWS, azure, Google, Kubernetes, etc.). When you now deploy your machines you need to configure, patch and manage them afterwards. This is were Chef has strengths. So teaming up terraform with Chef as so called provisioner makes perfect sense. In this […]

Deployment and update dependencies solved with Chef

Categories: Chef

One of the biggest questions when I present the Chef platform is: “How can we ensure that the database server is deployed/updated before the middleware and application server?” People see the concept of resources, recipes and cookbooks and tend to think in a per node view. In my past i´ve seen several solutions, like copy […]