SB6 and the Chef Code of Conduct

Chef Community, The Texas Senate recently passed Senate Bill 6 (SB6), known as the “bathroom bill”, targeting transgender people. The bill requires people to use bathrooms in public schools, government buildings, and public universities based on the sex designated on their birth-certificate. Chef strongly opposes this bill. Chef is dedicated to providing an inclusive and […]

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Chef Community Engineering – 2016 – A Year in Review

Sure, it’s a little late for a retrospective on 2016 but, as they say, better late than never! Here’s a look back at some of the amazing things the Chef Community Engineering team helped deliver in 2016. Supermarket The Chef Supermarket is here to make it easy to be successful with Chef through sharing the […]

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The DevOps Engineer is an Optical Illusion

Building a collaborative and lightning-quick DevOps organization is a complex but critical business mission today. The technology industry is filled with a host of best practices that promise to help companies achieve this objective. Some of these suggestions make a great deal of sense. But many of the recommendations lead to mediocre results, and organizations […]

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Chef Client 12.14.60 – Escaped defects and corrective actions

Despite our normal testing and processes, the 12.14.60 release of Chef Client included a number of regressions and escaped defects (you may also call them “bugs”).  One of the defects was the yum_repository resource which was added and released in chef-client version 12.14.60. The resource was previously shipped as part of and provided by the […]

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Introducing Developer Certificate of Origin

Hello Chefs!  Currently, Chef asks each contributor to a Chef-managed open source project to sign a contributor license agreement (“CLA”) or to be part of a corporate contributor license agreement (“CCLA”) signed by their employer. We’ve justified this in the past because (i) it ensures that we will always be able to release our projects, […]

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