Chef is an automation tool for keeping infrastructure as code. It has many benefits. Some of these are as follows:
Cloud Deployment: We can use Chef to perform automated deployment in Cloud environment.
Multi-cloud support: With Chef we can even use multiple cloud providers for our infrastructure.
Hybrid Deployment: Chef supports both Cloud based as well as datacenter-based infrastructure.
High Availability: With Chef automation, we can create high availability environment. In case of hardware failure, Chef can maintain or start new servers in automated way to maintain highly available environment.