Product Updates: Habitat goes to KubeCon EU!

Greetings from Copenhagen and KubeCon EU! The Habitat team is excited to share our latest work with the CNCF and Kubernetes community. Habitat and Kubernetes: how does it work? Habitat’s open source framework allows you to automate your applications’ definition, builds and rebuilds, deployment and management throughout their life cycle. One of Habitat’s fundamental principles […]

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Habitat + Open Service Broker

Today we’re excited to show off our Habitat Open Service Broker reference implementation. The Open Service Broker (OSB) project is an industry-wide collaboration to enable service consumption through a simple, secure, API-driven model. Using it, you can bridge between applications and services running on different clouds and platforms, allowing your application developers to request the […]

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Habitat and Kubernetes: How Does It Work?

Habitat’s open source framework allows you to automate your applications’ definition, builds and rebuilds, deployment and management throughout their life cycle. One of Habitat’s fundamental principles is enabling users to deploy their applications anywhere they need to be run, and to preserve this automated behavior. How do we do this on Kubernetes? We use the […]

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Open Source & Dollar Bills: Building a Successful Company on “Free” Software

How do you build a successful, profitable company on top of open-source software, when you’re giving away the core product? In this post, which accompanies a talk I’m giving at the Linux Foundation’s 2018 Open Source Leadership Summit, I’ll discuss how building a company on an open-source foundation is a fundamentally aggressive move, yet has […]

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Habitat and Helm!

As of Habitat 0.54.0, you can export your Habitat built applications into Helm! Helm is an open source package manager for Kubernetes that is maintained by the CNCF. It allows you to define, install, and upgrade even very complex Kubernetes applications – and you can run multiple versions of the same service within the cluster, […]

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Application Automation with Habitat and Kubernetes

Habitat, Chef’s next generation application automation framework, provides a powerful suite of integrated capabilities in service of seamlessly and continuously building, deploying, and running your application and the services that need to run to support and scale your application across a distributed infrastructure. With Kubecon kicking off today in Austin, we are super excited to […]

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Habitat container publishing to Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR)

Habitat Builder now supports publishing containers to Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR)! Habitat Builder enables users to programmatically build, export, and publish their applications and services to container registries. Users of Habitat Builder can deliver both legacy and greenfield applications in an atomic, immutable, isolated artifact that is automatically rebuilt as upstream dependencies, libraries, and […]

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Happy Birthday, Habitat!

Happy Birthday, Habitat! Last night marked Habitat’s first birthday party, celebrated with the project’s core team, which flew from their various distributed locations, local community members, and friends of the project. A public livestream allowed team members who couldn’t make it in person to also join in on a celebration of the past year’s successes […]

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