ChefConf Session Spotlight – Putting the Dev in DevOps

Continuing our series of ChefConf Session Spotlights, today we’re profiling Charity Majors — Awesome Chef and Chef Board of Governance member. Charity has been using Chef for four-plus years and is currently trying to make the world safe for machine data as co-founder and CTO of Hound. With a deep history of building products that […]

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ChefConf Session Spotlight – The Softer Side Of DevOps

We’re seven weeks from ChefConf, the huge community reunion open to everyone that celebrates our vibrant and passionate community. We’re busy preparing an invigorating blend of technology and local Austin experiences to energize everyone attending. As we approach the show we’ll be spotlighting the unique events, experiences, happenings, and – the topic of this blog […]

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The Role of Tech Culture and Community in Seattle

The technological revolution is here. It’s sweeping the nation, and Seattle is no exception to the overwhelming takeover of startups, developers, engineers and entrepreneurs pursuing their dreams in fulfilling careers in healthcare, government, education, travel, and more. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce just released a study ranking and evaluating how 25 U.S. cities are prepared […]

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The ROI of Culture

Culture is vital in building any successful business — it impacts employee retention, performance and revenue. Given culture’s significance, it’s surprising how often it is relegated to an initiative, usually driven by HR and given a catchy title to imply inclusiveness, great perks or diversity. There is no denying these initiatives can be important. But in our industry, culture is our product.

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Artifact Uprising takes 5 Billion Images to AWS w/DualSpark and Chef

Our friends (and certified partners) at DualSpark (a Datapipe company) do tremendous work providing solutions for moving to, and getting the most from, AWS. Recently the team at VSCO Artifact Uprising (looking to turn your Instagram feed into a gorgeous lookbook? They’re your people) called DualSpark for help with a major project: moving an infrastructure […]

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Chef Makes DevOps Workflow Faster and Safer for Enterprises Amid Rapid Business Growth

New Chef Delivery Product Enhancements Come as Company’s Annual Recurring Revenue Grows 94 Percent Year-over-Year in 2015 and Chef Nears 1,000 Customers SEATTLE – March 10, 2016 – Chef, the leader in automation for DevOps, today introduced Dependency Management, a new feature of its Chef Delivery product, that enables faster and safer developer collaboration by […]

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Chef talks security with Federal Trade Commission on Feb. 9

We’re big proponents of bringing compliance and security into the development process early and often. As it turns out, so is the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). During the FTC’s “Start with Security” event in Seattle, our own Julian Dunn will join panelists from DocuSign and Socrata for “Integrating Security into the Development Pipeline”. Here’s a […]

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