Notes from the Lab: The Chef Community Cookbooks Survey

At ChefConf 2015, members of the Chef community received an invitation to participate in the Chef Community Cookbooks Survey. The survey was designed by Dr. Nicole Forsgren, Chef’s Director of Organizational Performance and Analytics, who is also a recognized expert on tool use, DevOps, and IT performance, particularly among technical professionals like sysadmins and developers. […]

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Chef Analytics + Slack = Awesome

Recently at Chef we moved to Slack for our internal messaging and collaboration tool. While this was awesome for us, our analytics product, Chef Analytics, had integrations written specifically for our old tool, Hipchat. If you’re not familiar with Chef Analytics, it provides a real time event stream on events that occur on the Chef […]

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Chef Analytics 1.1.5 Release

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Chef Analytics 1.1.5. This is a bugfix release for 1.1.4, which prevented some customers from cleanly upgrading from previous versions of Analytics. This version also includes a scheduled task (cron job) that will purge Analytics data older than three months by default on an ongoing basis. […]

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Get the Most From Chef: Analytics, Provisioning, and More

Earlier today, Chef Automation Engineer, Galen Emery, presented a webinar on how to “Get the Most From Chef” with some of our newest features. Chef Analytics: Do you have compliance or audit requirements? Get real-time visibility into what’s happening on the Chef server. Chef Provisioning: Spend less time on the tedious stuff. Describe, version, deploy, and […]

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Introducing feedback.chef.io

Chef’s Product team is pleased to announce the launch of feedback.chef.io, our new site for collecting and responding to product feedback.  The site hosts three feedback forums, one each for Chef, Analytics and Delivery.  The Delivery forum is currently invite-only for participants in the early access program, but will be made public in the future. […]

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Chef + Splunk – an integrated solution for DevOps

This is a guest post by Jon Rooney, Director of Developer Marketing at Splunk Two weeks ago at ChefConf, the Chef team announced an integrated app for Splunk to gain real-time insights from your Chef infrastructure. The Chef Analytics App for Splunk is available for free on Splunkbase, the Splunk app marketplace and provides Chef […]

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