Guest Post: Sensu Habitat Core Plans are Here

Sensu Habitat Core Plans are Here

Sensu 2.0 and Habitat are both modern distributed systems, one for monitoring, the other for application packaging and deployment. Over the last few months, we at Indellient, a Chef partner, have been working on packaging Sensu in Habitat to take advantage of some of its features for dynamic service discovery and configuration updates, critical capabilities […]

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Continuous Compliance for Painless Ongoing Audits

Continuous Compliance for Painless Ongoing Audits

Audits are stressful. If your organization is subject to regulatory compliance rules, chances are you’ve experienced firsthand how time-consuming and painful they can be. Preparing for and satisfying an audit is often a multi-month process with e-mails and documents flying between auditors, compliance officers, information security professionals, and the teams responsible for your infrastructure and […]

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Using InSpec with Cisco IOS Devices

Using InSpec with Cisco IOS Devices

On Wednesday, August 1, we presented a webinar on using InSpec with Cisco IOS network devices. Today, fewer than 10% of network teams are using any automation tools, yet through the NetOps 2.0 movement, network administrators are starting to adopt some of the best practices from development and operations, realizing, as Gartner says in the […]

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Chef Open Source Community News – July 2018

Monthly community engineering update Blog

Here’s what happened in July across the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Chef This month we released Chef Client 14.3, the newest release in the Chef 14 series. Chef 14.3 introduces the concept of preview resources, adds several new resources, and cleans up the shell_out API. What is a preview resource, you ask? As […]

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Automating Cloud Compliance with AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate

Automating Cloud Compliance with AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate

Chef, InSpec, and Habitat provide workflows for automating everything you manage, from infrastructure configuration to security auditing to application releases. Chef Automate ties these projects together with a powerful dashboard that aggregates data from all of your environments and provides a shared world view of the configuration and security of your estate for everyone within […]

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Chef’s Impact upon Toyota Financial Services

When we talk about Effortless Infrastructure, that is exactly what Toyota Financial Services’ Manager of Cloud Services, Mo Malik, and Manager of Cloud Automation Services, Carlos Soriano had in mind when they set out to deliver a reliable, scalable, user-friendly service for their customers. Toyota Financial Services’ cloud is now two years old and getting […]

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