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WhizQuiz Nov 9th, 2018

A company currently uses the Chef tool to manage the configuration on its underlying servers. They want to start provisioning servers on the AWS Cloud. They want to ensure that they can re-use their existing Chef recipes for configuration management. Which of the following service would be recommended to use in this regard?

  • A. AWS ElasticBeanstalk
  • B. AWS Cloudformation
  • C. AWS EC2
  • D. AWS Opswork

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Correct Answer is D

The AWS Documentation mentions the following

AWS OpsWorks is a configuration management service that helps you configure and operate applications in a cloud enterprise by using Puppet or Chef. AWS OpsWorks Stacks and AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate let you use Chef cookbooks and solutions for configuration management, while OpsWorks for Puppet Enterprise lets you configure a Puppet Enterprise master server in AWS. Puppet offers a set of tools for enforcing the desired state of your infrastructure, and automating on-demand tasks

Option A is invalid because this service is good for quickly provisioning environments but does not have out of the box support for the Chef tool

Option B is invalid because this service is used for developing templates which represent Infrastructure as code

Option C is invalid because this is the underlying compute service

For more information on AWS Opswork, please refer to the below URL

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/opsworks/latest/userguide/welcome.html

So, The correct answer is: AWS Opswork