Opscode Announces $2.5 Million in Series A Round

OPSCODE ANNOUNCES $2.5 MILLION IN SERIES A ROUND Draper Fisher Jurvetson Leads Round in Infrastructure Automation Start-up Founded by Former Amazon.com Operations and Cloud Computing Experts SEATTLE, Wash – April 24, 2009 – Opscode, Inc., a cloud infrastructure automation company, today announced that it has closed its Series A round of $2.5 million led by […]

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Chef Cookbook for Rsyslog

Log management is an area of operations that is often sorely lacking. For Linux/Unix systems, log management is much easier with a centralized syslog server. Yet many organizations don't set one up. Oft-cited reasons are that Unix syslog is unreliable, insecure, or difficult to set up properly. However, some Linux distributions are starting to replace […]

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Ohai 0.2.0

Ohai, we prepared a new release for you! The Ohai 0.2.0 MVP is Thom May. Thom checked out Ohai, and immediately wrote a Python Language Plugin. He then just kept on fixing bugs – he made tests better, he fixed an exception caused when systems didn’t have a fully qualified domain name, and he patched […]

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Chef 0.5.6

Look at what the Chef community has cooked up for you – a brand new release! The Chef 0.5.6 release MVP is Sean Cribbs, of Radiant CMS fame. Sean has been a steady presence in the burgeoning Chef community – asking questions, filing bugs, and contributing patches. In this release he whipped up a particularly […]

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Chef 0.5.4

Hello! It’s time again for a new release of Chef – this one is chock full of interesting bug fixes, a few new features, and lots of feedback. This release’s MVP is Arjuna Christensen (fujin!) – we went to bed last night with 6 bugs in the 0.5.4 release, and woke up this morning with […]

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