- on a workstation
- on a LAN located near to the other chef components
- in the enterprise core
- in the cloud
Explanation: There are several types of deployment models for the Chef server.
Chef Solo: The Chef server is hosted locally on the workstation. Chef client and server: This is a typical Chef deployment with distributed components.
Hosted Chef: The Chef server is hosted in the cloud.
Private Chef: All Chef components are within the same enterprise network.