InSpec compliance profiles for Azure’s CIS Benchmark and Azure Cloud Scanner in Chef Automate 2.0

InSpec compliance profiles for Azure’s CIS Benchmark and Azure Cloud Scanner in Chef Automate 2.0

InSpec by Chef is a powerful “compliance as code” tool powered by an ever growing number of compliance profiles and target resources. It enables users to achieve continuous compliance across their IT environments. Over the last six months Chef has created dedicated teams to create and test profiles for a variety of OSs and Cloud […]

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New Videos: Getting Started with Habitat and Application Automation

New Videos: Getting Started with Habitat and Application Automation

We have some exciting news! Chef is introducing a series of short videos for Habitat on YouTube: Getting Started with Habitat. This playlist focuses on Habitat – including getting started, core concepts, and practical tips. If you’re interested in application automation or you’re looking to modernize your legacy apps, these five new videos will help you […]

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In Search of Speed: The State of Applications

In Search of Speed: The State of Applications

We are very pleased to announce the results from Chef’s 2018 State of Applications Survey. Earlier this year, we partnered with Dimensional Research to survey 347 applications and IT operations professionals worldwide on the topic of application build and release processes. We also asked them to describe their current and future production infrastructure deployments to […]

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Habitat and Azure: Cloud Migration for Any App, Anywhere

Habitat and Azure: Cloud Migration for Any App, Anywhere

Businesses today are in the process of augmenting or even shutting down their data centers, and moving into the public cloud. As customers  move their services into Azure or other cloud providers, they quickly confronted by a breadth of questions some of which are listed below. How do we most effectively move our services into […]

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Chef Open Source Community News – August 2018

Chef Open Source Community News - August 2018

Here’s this month’s round up of what happened in August across the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Chef This month’s release of Chef Client 14.4 is the newest in the Chef 14 series, and includes seven new preview resources, many improvements to existing resources, and a brand new Knife profile management command. Chef Client […]

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Moving forward with PowerCLI instead of InSpec-VMware

Moving forward with PowerCLI instead of InSpec-VMware

Summary If you use the VMware ecosystem in your day to day job, you may have seen the incubation InSpec project inspec-vmware and got excited about the possibilities of running InSpec tests against your VMware Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC)s and VMware on AWS. If you haven’t seen the inspec-vmware project, imagine the ability to audit/validate […]

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