“The most ambitious version of you”. Barry Crist’s challenge to the audience at ChefConf

Last month at ChefConf18 in Chicago, Chef CEO Barry Crist kicked off the proceedings with a provocative look at the state of the changes in digital transformation efforts, and asked the question to the crowd: “what comes afterwards?” Barry’s keynote focused on the challenges and aspirations faced by both companies and individuals in the industry […]

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IBM, Alaska Airlines, Orasi recognized at 2018 Chef Awards

Today at ChefConf18 we recognized some of our most innovative Chef customers and partners at our Customer of the Year awards. These awards, in their first year, recognize companies doing awesome things with Chef to drive their businesses forward with automation. Josh Crossman, with help from Adam Jacob and Barry Crist, presented the awards in […]

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A trip to the Wayback Machine: DevOps Kung Fu and throwback t-shirts

With ChefConf18 coming up in May, we’ve been digging into the archives to share some of attendee’s favorite sessions from past events. This week, we’re going back to 2015 where Chef CTO and co-founder Adam Jacob shares his thoughts and insights on the relationship and similarity between DevOps practices and Kung Fu. In this session, Adam […]

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New EMA report names Chef as a “Top 3” leader in Application Management and Deployment for DevOps

The new Enterprise Management Associates “Top 3” report for DevOps has just released, and Chef is excited to be named one of the chosen vendors in the application deployment and management for DevOps. The report and recognition are based on a survey of more than 300 DevOps practitioners conducted by EMA in 2017. You can […]

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Understand how Chef Supports the AWS Shared Responsibility Model

One of the key reasons organizations look at cloud migration is to improve the security of their IT systems. Cloud vendors such as AWS bring a level of expertise and scale to security that is impossible for an IT organization to replicate in a traditional datacenter. Even so, it’s critical to understand what security tasks […]

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Happy Birthday OWCA! Plus the Latest Chef Innovations for AWS Customers

Last year at AWS re:Invent, Chef was excited to join Amazon VP & CTO Werner Vogels to announce the availability of OpsWorks for Chef Automate (OWCA). As the first provider of configuration management through OpsWorks, Chef has a long standing commitment to the success of AWS customers. Today, I want to share some of our […]

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A Preview of new Chef support for AWS customers

Last year at re:Invent 2016, Amazon announced the availability of OpsWorks for Chef Automate (OWCA). Chef, available as a service to Amazon customers, opened up continuous automation to a whole new generation of customers creating cloud-native applications. This past year has been busy for Chef, as we have extended our support for AWS customers to […]

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