New Chef Automate Functionality and End of Life Impacts

Note: The end-of-life (EOL) dates for Chef Manage 2.5.x+, Chef Backend 2.x have been extended from December 31, 2021 to December 31, 2022. For more information read the updated product announcement “New Chef Infra Server Automate Functionality and EOL Updates for Chef Manage and Backend”. Chef Automate Infra Server On the heels of an extremely successful […]

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Datadog x Chef: How (and why) these two platforms go together

The blog below is a guest blog post written by Datadog, one of our ChefConf Online sponsors. Modern environments are complex, consisting of many hosts, Virtual Machines (VMs), or containers that can scale up and down at a moment’s notice. Ensuring consistency across elements of your infrastructure—like running the latest software versions on all your […]

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Re-Defining Application Delivery: ChefConf 2020 Habitat Highlights

At ChefConf Online 2020, we showed just how far Chef has come in the application delivery space. We heard from several customers on how they’ve been able to improve their application outcomes: Early Warning Services: Reduce application deployment and build release times for legacy processes from 4 to 8 weeks to an hour, a 98% […]

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DevOps Checklist for Distributed Tracing

  The blog below is a guest blog post written by Epsagon, one of our ChefConf Online sponsors. What is Distributed Tracing anyway? In the olden days, to debug problems, developers would typically log into the server running the software and inspect the logs and maybe some real-time metrics to investigate the issue. Nowadays, the […]

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Effortless CI/CD: Accelerating Chef Habitat Application Delivery

The blog below is a guest blog post written by ShuttleOps, one of our ChefConf Online sponsors. Consistent Application Packaging The Chef Enterprise Automation Stack (“EAS”) and the “Effortless” pattern were created to give organizations the ability to automate configuration management, compliance and application delivery via a unified set of tools. More specifically, the Effortless […]

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Chef Announcements: New Products and Portfolio Enhancements

Today Chef announced several new products and significant enhancements to the Chef portfolio during our ChefConf Online event. While things certainly have been different from past ChefConf events, we are energized by our community and customers, and we remain committed to helping them succeed. We are delivering products aligned to the workloads our customers value, […]

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What’s New with Chef Habitat

Chef Habitat is an open source automation product for defining, packaging, and delivering applications to any environment, regardless of operating system or platform. In the first half of 2020, we’ve rolled out a number of new features in Habitat, including building out integrations with Chef Automate. We’re really excited about the incredible progress we’ve made […]

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Now Available: ServiceNow CMDB Integration

Today we’re pleased to announce the launch of our integration with ServiceNow’s Configuration Management Database (CMDB). With this release, every time Chef Infra gathers information about a system, it sends that data to an associated Configuration Item (CI) in ServiceNow’s CMDB in addition to Chef Automate. Combined with the existing Incident Management application, Chef ensures […]

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