Intro to Chef

Speakers: Joseph Chilcote

Level: Intermediate, Hands-on (BYOD for attendees)

Excerpt: This session will introduce Chef, covering the basics of configuration management, and how these concepts can be applied to Macs in a managed environment.

Description: We will discuss the basic anatomy of a chef cookbook, how chef decides what and when to run, and ways to customize settings using Facebook’s Chef API model. Finally, there will be an interactive session where attendees will attempt to self-manage settings on their Macs.

About the speaker

Joseph Chilcote (Twitter: @chilcote) – Client Platform Engineer – Facebook

Client Platform Engineer at Facebook.

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