Using Chef and related tools to configure and deploy software to virtuals

Chef Cookbooks for NeCTAR virtuals
A collection of Chef Cookbook for NeCTAR virtuals.
What kind of Chef to choose?
This page summarizes the different "kinds" of Chef that are available.
Chef HOW-TOs
HOW-TO articles for the Chef system configuration system
The Alternatives
This page talks about the popular alternatives for deployment into virtuals.
Micro-introduction to Chef