Webinars that rocked in 2016

Chef webinars are a great way to learn about new products, integrations, and build your skills as a Chef practitioner. In 2016, we presented more than 30 live webinars to thousands of attendees across the globe. My favorite part of these presentations is the interaction between Chef experts and our live audience members who participate in the Q&A […]

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Top 10 Most Viewed Blogs of 2016

In 2016, we published more than 200 blog posts, highlighting major releases and announcements, partnerships and integrations, skill-building and how to articles, and more. Here are the top ten most viewed posts of 2016. #10 Deploy a Java Web App on Tomcat 8 with Habitat In September, we released a new Habitat Package for deploying a JavaEE […]

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Breaking Technology Silos at the NFL with Chef

Today kicks off the 97th season of the National Football League (NFL). In that spirit, we’d like to give a shout out to our friend Sean Walberg who works on the infrastructure team there. At this year’s ChefConf, Sean told the story of breaking technology silos at the NFL with Chef. In the recording below, you’ll hear Sean talk about how they were able transform […]

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Building Modern Cloud Applications on Azure

At ChefConf 2016, Boris Scholl, Principal PM for Azure, presented, “Building Modern Cloud Applications on Azure.” Watch the recorded session below to hear why Microsoft is betting on open source in the cloud, how they enable, integrate, release and contribute to it, and why it’s important for your DevOps practices, wherever you are in your journey. In his own […]

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[Watch] Chef Automate: Scale your use of automation

What is Chef Automate? Chef Automate is our new approach to scaling up the use of automation across your organization. It builds on our open-source projects: Chef for infrastructure and cloud automation, InSpec for compliance automation, and the newly released Habitat for application automation. Moving from manual processes to automated ones, incorporating compliance tests into your […]

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Watch: Understanding the Chef Server

On June 8th, Irving Popovetsky, Principal Customer Architect and Stephen Delano, Principal Engineer, presented a live webinar, “Understanding the Chef Server.” Watch the recording below for an overview of how it’s designed, how it’s packaged, and general advice on operating the Chef server at scale (monitoring, troubleshooting, etc). Irving and Stephen talk about each of the Chef server […]

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ChefConf Session Spotlight – Breaking Technology Silos with Chef

Next up in our ChefConf Session Spotlight series, we’d like to draw your attention to Sean Walberg. Sean is a DevOps practitioner with the National Football League’s digital media division, which encompasses all of the league’s websites and streaming. Over the past two-plus years he’s used Chef to help automate website operations and reduce downtime. […]

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DevOps and Chef at Hearst Business Media ​

Hearst Business Media is a global technology leader delivering information, insights, analytics, and workflow solutions to meet worldwide needs in the finance, healthcare and transportation markets. ​ Chef did a Q&A session with Hearst’s Vice President of DevOps, Pauly Comtois. We talked about the challenges of changing the way a large enterprise develops and delivers […]

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