Chef Automate’s New Release Cadence

Over the last year, we’ve adopted a monthly release cadence for chef-client and chefdk. That regular cadence has served us well, allowing users to predictably plan for and schedule upgrades. Today, we’re pleased to announce that Chef Automate will follow suit and also adopt a monthly release cadence. This change allows customers to more easily […]

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Announcing Chef Cookbook Support in JFrog Artifactory

In partnership with JFrog, we are delighted to announce that Artifactory now supports Chef cookbooks as an artifact format. This functionality is available in Artifactory starting with version 5.1. Chef cookbook support inside Artifactory is significant for a number of reasons. Many of our customers say that they already have an artifact store with Artifactory. They want […]

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United States immigration and professional work visas

Chef Community, Chef has recently communicated with employees that we believe may be impacted by recent or future changes to immigration and visa policy. Our message is simple: we’ll support you however we can, including meaningful legal support. To the U.S. administration, our message is equally clear: a) revoke the recent immigration executive order and […]

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Learn Chef Fundamentals with Udemy

The Chef training team is excited to announce our partnership with Udemy and TechnoTrainer. Together, we have developed Chef Fundamentals, a self-directed online course based on our instructor-led Chef Essentials training. This Udemy course offers a balanced mix of instructional video and hands on labs and is a great option for those who prefer an anytime, […]

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Prepare for Chef Certification with Linux Academy

The Chef training team is excited to announce that Linux Academy is now offering training to support Chef practitioners interested in becoming a Certified Chef Developer. Linux Academy provides high-quality, in-depth training that is readily available online. This allows you to take a course whenever it is convenient for you. Access to this training requires a Linux […]

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Automating Compliance at Equifax

We’re continuing our series of Skills Library articles spotlighting Equifax’s use of Chef and DevOps to drive real outcomes for both its IT operations, and business as a whole. Read the first article here, the second article here, and read on below for an overview of the third article. Equifax Inc. is a global leader […]

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VMware vRA 7.0+ and Chef

We’re happy to announce that Chef can now drive VMware’s vRA 7.0+ automation suite. We’ve released 2.0.0 versions of both knife-vrealize and kitchen-vra along with a 1.0.0 version of chef-provisioning-vra. These releases are the result of collaborative work between Chef Software Inc, the Chef community, and VMware experts to make our standard tooling compatible with […]

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Rule the cloud with Chef Automate and AWS

Last week at re:Invent, Amazon Web Services CTO, Werner Vogels unveiled AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate during his keynote. We here at Chef are super excited and the initial reception has been amazing! Previously, I covered what’s inside the new offering from a technical perspective. What may not have been entirely clear, are some of the reasons behind why […]

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