Prepare for Chef Certification with Linux Academy

The Chef training team is excited to announce that Linux Academy is now offering training to support Chef practitioners interested in becoming a Certified Chef Developer. Linux Academy provides high-quality, in-depth training that is readily available online. This allows you to take a course whenever it is convenient for you. Access to this training requires a Linux […]

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Continuous Delivery of Habitat Packages with Chef Automate

Habitat Packages

This post was originally published on the SysAdvent blog on December 21, 2017. Introduction Habitat by Chef is a framework for building, deploying, and running any kind of application. Chef’s blog has a good introductory series on the concepts behind Habitat, and the Habitat tutorial is a good place to start learning. In this post, I’m […]

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Set up a Patch Management System Using Chef Automate

patch management using chef automate

How does Chef handle patch management? The short answer is: it depends. For some organizations, patch management is simply a matter of running vendor-recommended updates on a fairly regular interval, while having the flexibility to install on-demand updates as vulnerabilities like 0-days require. For others, environments must be entirely air gapped, and multiple internal repositories and […]

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Israelis drive to innovate and deliver at DevOpsDays Tel Aviv

Chef at DevOpsDays Tel Aviv

DevOps Culture Culture is a funny thing and it influences our lives quietly and constantly. It distinguishes us, binds us together, and gives us a sense of identity. We see couples develop their own cultures. Families have them. Towns, companies and industries all adopt or create cultures. Speaking of culture, I’ve never met a group […]

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Webinars that rocked in 2016


Chef webinars are a great way to learn about new products, integrations, and build your skills as a Chef practitioner. In 2016, we presented more than 30 live webinars to thousands of attendees across the globe. My favorite part of these presentations is the interaction between Chef experts and our live audience members who participate in the Q&A […]

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Top 10 Most Viewed Blogs of 2016


In 2016, we published more than 200 blog posts, highlighting major releases and announcements, partnerships and integrations, skill-building and how to articles, and more. Here are the top ten most viewed posts of 2016. #10 Deploy a Java Web App on Tomcat 8 with Habitat In September, we released a new Habitat Package for deploying a JavaEE […]

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