Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution

Earlier this morning at OSCON, our friends at Dell launched an exciting new offering, the Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution.  Dell’s new offering includes a reference architecture based on Dell PowerEdge C Series servers and incorporates the Crowbar software framework (with Chef built in!) for the deployment and management of OpenStack clouds. At Opscode, we’re excited […]

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Chef 0.10.2 + 0.9.18 Debian/Ubuntu Packages

The main Opscode apt repository has been updated with packages for Debian and Ubuntu for the Opscode Chef release versions 0.10.2 and 0.9.18. Installation instructions are in the usual place on the wiki. Remember that we keep the 0.9 and 0.10 branches separate in the repository: For Chef 0.10.x on Ubuntu Lucid, you would use […]

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Jesse Robbins interview “On the Money”: Opscode, DevOps, & more (transcript)

A few weeks ago I was invited to appear on Mike Adams’ “On The Money”, a business radio show on KKNW 1150.  It was a fun conversation.  A transcript of my segment is below: Mike Adams: Welcome back to “On the Money.” You’re listening to Mike Adams of Adams Financial Concepts. I’m here with you Friday afternoons […]

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Opscode & Eucalyptus Build Automated Private Cloud Infrastructure

At Opscode, we often talk about the benefits that result from building a ‘fully automated infrastructure’. When systems engineers and developers combine datacenter-level APIs to provision new servers with configuration management tools like Chef to make those new servers do useful things, the results are often amazing. Time and money are saved Disasters are averted […]

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Opscode at Velocity, Santa Clara

The 2011 Velocity Conference has begun!  Opscode’s presence began with a great Chef presentation by Christopher Brown, Joshua Timberman, Matt Ray, Aaron Peterson and Seth Chisamore.  If you are attending Velocity, make sure to stop by Opscode’s booth (#505/507) to say hello and pick up Opscode’s new Rule The Cloud stickers and T-shirt.  Also, don’t miss Adam […]

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