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Installing Chef Client on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

So you’re looking to manage a fleet of Raspberry Pi units with Chef but the omnibus installer doesn’t support ARM. What can you do?

Chef is a powerful automation platform that transforms complex infrastructure into code, bringing your servers and services to life. Whether you’re operating in the cloud, on-premises, or a hybrid, Chef automates how applications are configured, deployed, and managed across your network, no matter its size.

Why Use Chef with a Raspberry Pi?

The 2nd generation Raspberry Pi is a pretty impressive piece of hardware. They would make excellent development/qc servers, portable desktops, print servers, file servers, and even low traffic web servers. The small form factor and low power usage means they can be stuck just about anywhere there’s ethernet or WiFi and at only $35 each, this functionality comes as a steal.

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