Chef Open Source Community News – September 2018

Here’s this month’s round up of what happened in September across the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Chef This month’s release of Chef 14 is Chef 14.5.33, which includes two new resources: windows_workgroup, which allows you to modify the system’s Windows workgroup, and locale, which sets the system locale. Thank you to community members […]

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Announcing Chef Automate Managed Service for Azure

Today at Microsoft Ignite we announced the limited Public Preview of a new Chef service, Chef Automate Managed Service for Azure. This is a fully-managed instance of Chef Automate that runs in your Azure tenant, leveraging Azure Managed Services. What you get is easy deployment, zero maintenance, automatic upgrades, as well as backups of your […]

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InSpec compliance profiles for Azure’s CIS Benchmark and Azure Cloud Scanner in Chef Automate 2.0

InSpec by Chef is a powerful “compliance as code” tool powered by an ever growing number of compliance profiles and target resources. It enables users to achieve continuous compliance across their IT environments. Over the last six months Chef has created dedicated teams to create and test profiles for a variety of OSs and Cloud […]

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In Search of Speed: The State of Applications

We are very pleased to announce the results from Chef’s 2018 State of Applications Survey. Earlier this year, we partnered with Dimensional Research to survey 347 applications and IT operations professionals worldwide on the topic of application build and release processes. We also asked them to describe their current and future production infrastructure deployments to […]

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Chef Automate Incident Creation application with ServiceNow

Today I’m excited to announce that we’ve released our first app in the ServiceNow store: Chef Automate Incident Creation. The Chef Automate Incident Creation application allows you to easily generate incidents in the ServiceNow Incident Management environment whenever you have failures in your Chef-managed platform, due to either infrastructure automation updates failing or automated compliance […]

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