Habitat in Azure on Channel 9

Habitat in Azure on Channel 9

Habitat is a powerful application automation framework that enables organization to build, deploy, and manage their applications consistently no matter where they’re deployed. When you build your application in Habitat, the artifact you create can be deployed on-prem or in the cloud, and on traditional infrastructure or containers. Regardless of where that application is deployed, […]

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Chef’s Approach to CIS Critical Security Controls v7.0

Chef’s Approach to CIS Critical Security Controls v7.0

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) have just released the latest version of the Critical Security Controls, designed to provide patterns and practices to help protect organizations and data from cyber attacks. These updated controls have been developed based on feedback from actual cyber attacks faced by organizations using input from a wide spectrum of […]

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Migrating to the Cloud with Chef and CTP

Migrating to the Cloud with Chef and CTP

A successful cloud migration requires careful planning. Over the past few months, we’ve been taking a look at how your organization can prepare for that migration. In January, my colleague Matt Carter introduced the Shared Responsibility Model, and how Chef can help you validate your areas of concern. In February, I presented a cloud-focused webinar […]

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Deliver Compliant Systems With CloudBolt and Chef Automate

CloudBolt and Chef Automate

Installing and configuring multi-node systems are common enterprise tasks that can require a tremendous amount of time and resources. As technology continues to evolve, so will the need to effectively deploy and manage these systems. Chef and CloudBolt work together to simplify the installation, configuration, and ongoing compliance, greatly increasing the scalability and stability of […]

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Auditing with InSpec – New Chef Certification Exam

Auditing with InSpec

If you read Julian Dunn’s recent blog post and the follow up InSpec 2.0 Cloud Resources Mini-Tutorial you know that Chef recently launched InSpec 2.0. “InSpec helps you express security and compliance requirements as code and incorporate it directly into the delivery process, eliminating ambiguity and manual processes to help you ship faster while remaining […]

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A trip to the Wayback Machine: DevOps Kung Fu and throwback t-shirts

With ChefConf18 coming up in May, we’ve been digging into the archives to share some of attendee’s favorite sessions from past events. This week, we’re going back to 2015 where Chef CTO and co-founder Adam Jacob shares his thoughts and insights on the relationship and similarity between DevOps practices and Kung Fu. In this session, Adam […]

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Using AWS Systems Manager to Run Compliance Scans Using InSpec

Using AWS Systems Manager to Run Compliance Scans Using InSpec

Starting today, all AWS customers have the ability to perform compliance as code using InSpec through AWS EC2 Systems Manager (SSM). InSpec, an open-source testing framework from Chef, provides teams the ability to define and assess system state and status across the entire application lifecycle. InSpec can already be used with AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate to […]

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