Leveraging Chef, Packer, and Habitat for Effortless AMI Deployments
Feb 26, 2020
Learn how to HashiCorp Packer for 'golden' Amazon Machine Images along with Chef and Habitat for environment configuration.
AMI deployments are great for making sure that you're deploying the same code to multiple environments. However, many times there will still need to be some dynamic configuration done to ensure that your code has environment-specific settings. Using Chef provides a great way of solving this but having to bootstrap servers that are effectually ephemeral is not ideal.
What You'll Learn
In this talk, Evan Machnic will show how you can use HashiCorp Packer along with Chef infra to create a base AMI and then use Chef Habitat for the environment-specific configuration without the need of a Chef Server.
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