Chef Server Security Updates

This morning we released Enterprise Chef Server 11.0.2 and Chef Server 11.0.10. We recommend all users upgrade to these new versions to pick up the following security fixes: Nginx [CVE-2013-4547] – security restriction bypass flaw due to whitespace parsing Solr [CHEF-4792] – Disable insecure JMX settings leading to potential remote code execution Rails [CVE-2013-4389] – […]

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Open The Bifrost!

I’m happy to announce bifrost, the Hosted Chef’s new permission manager, was successfully deployed yesterday at 11:30 AM PDT. The deploy took longer than we had estimated based on over a dozen rehearsal deploys. We apologize for the inconvenience of the outage and longer-than-normal deploy window. I think the best way to illustrate bifrost’s impact […]

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Hosted Chef Upgrades Addendum

I recently wrote about the updates coming soon to Hosted Chef. In particular I described a brand-new permissions manager then scheduled to be deployed the evening of 5/8. This deploy did not occur. We chose to re-schedule due to the last minute discovery of a subtle and hard-to-isolate bug arising from the interaction between Hosted […]

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Introducing erchef

During Chef Summit last year Chris Brown and myself committed to releasing the Erlang API server, aka “erchef”, under a open source license by the end of summer 2012. I’m very proud and happy to announce we’re in the final stages of making the release happen. This is the culmination of a huge effort by […]

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May Seattle Erlounge

Opscode and Boundary are combining forces to host the May Seattle Erlounge. The meeting will be hosted at Opscode HQ located on Western Avenue on 5/3/2012. Festivities will begin at 7:00 PM. Post-meeting drinks, courtesy of Boundary, will follow at a nearby establishment. This is an excellent opportunity to meet Erlang and functional programming enthusiasts, […]

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Bay Area Erlang Factory 2012

Opscode loves Erlang and we’re not afraid to show it! Myself and several Opscode engineers will be attending Erlang Factory to talk about Erlang, distributed systems, web programming, and just hang out with the generally awesome Erlang community. Seth Falcon, Development Lead of the Opscode East Engineering team, will discuss porting Chef’s REST API to […]

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Opscode Coming To Charlotte, NC

I’m excited to announce Opscode and Chef will be coming to Charlotte, NC on September 14th. Seth Chisamore, Opscode engineer, will be giving an introduction to Chef and demonstrate how to use Chef in a cloud environment at the September meeting of DevOps CLT.  This promises to be a great opportunity to hear about Chef from the source and […]

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