Kitchen provides a test harness to execute infrastructure code on one or more platforms in isolation.
A driver plugin architecture is used to run code on various cloud providers and virtualization technologies such as Vagrant, Amazon EC2, and Docker. Read more
Kitchen is used by all Chef-managed community cookbooks and is the integration testing tool of choice for cookbooks.
--- driver: name: vagrant provisioner: name: chef_zero platforms: - name: ubuntu-14.04 - name: windows-2012r2 suites: - name: client run_list: - recipe[postgresql::client] - name: server run_list: - recipe[postgresql::server]
$ kitchen create $ kitchen converge $ kitchen setup $ kitchen verify $ kitchen destroy
There are five basic commands to provision platforms and test infrastructure code.
--> Running rspec test suites ✔ git binary is found in PATH 3 tests, 2 failures Finished verifying <default-ubuntu-1404> (0m0.98s). --> Destroying --> Kitchen is finished. (1m44.11s)