ChefConf Session Spotlight – Chef and DevOps for Pointy Hairs

Next up in our series of ChefConf Session Spotlights, I’m delighted to introduce Victoria Blessing who will presenting a session in our transformation track. Victoria is an Operations Engineer for the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University, managing the college’s Unix web infrastructure since 2014. All Linux nodes are Chef-managed. She has served in various […]

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ChefConf Session Spotlight – Chef & Compliance: DevOps gateway for the Health Care Enterprise

Continuing our series of ChefConf Session Spotlights, I’m pleased to introduce Odie Routh. Odie is a member of a Lean Engineering team at Optum, a health care technology company. He works remotely from Vermont, and focuses on promoting DevOps practices by collaborating across as many departments and disciplines throughout the enterprise as he can. He has […]

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Nordstrom turning over Chef-Vault ownership to Chef

This is a guest post from our friend Doug Ireton at Nordstrom, detailing key information about the transfer of ownership for Chef-Vault from the Nordstrom team to Chef. # What is chef-vault? [Chef-Vault](https://docs.chef.io/chef_vault.html) is a tool to help engineers securely manage passwords, SSL certs, and other secrets in Chef Recipes. Originally developed by Nordstrom during […]

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Chef Delivery: A Guided Tour

Chef Delivery accelerates the adoption of continuous delivery and encourages DevOps collaboration. It provides a proven, reproducible workflow for managing changes as they progress from a developer’s workstation, through a series of automated tests, and out into production. In this recorded webinar (presented on November 17, 2015), Nathen Harvey and Michael Ducy introduce you to […]

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Chef Policies: Why, What, and How

On Wednesday, September 30th, software engineer Joshua Timberman presented a webinar on Chef Policies, a new feature of Chef. Policies combine the best parts of roles, environments, and client-side dependency resolvers such as Berkshelf into a single, easy-to-use workflow. By using policies, you can apply a specific set of cookbooks to a node or nodes with […]

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Get the Most From Chef: Analytics, Provisioning, and More

Earlier today, Chef Automation Engineer, Galen Emery, presented a webinar on how to “Get the Most From Chef” with some of our newest features. Chef Analytics: Do you have compliance or audit requirements? Get real-time visibility into what’s happening on the Chef server. Chef Provisioning: Spend less time on the tedious stuff. Describe, version, deploy, and […]

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Joint Webinar: DevSecOps – Taking a DevOps Approach to Security

Can Dev-”Sec”-Ops really exist? On Thursday, March 19 we’re partnering with Alert Logic to present a must-attend webinar for anyone wanting to debate how to adopt a continuous delivery model to security. More organizations are embracing DevOps and automation to realize compelling business benefits, such as more frequent feature releases, increased application stability, and more productive resource […]

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