Chef Open Source Community News – August 2018

Here’s this month’s round up of what happened in August across the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Chef This month’s release of Chef Client 14.4 is the newest in the Chef 14 series, and includes seven new preview resources, many improvements to existing resources, and a brand new Knife profile management command. Chef Client […]

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Moving forward with PowerCLI instead of InSpec-VMware

Summary If you use the VMware ecosystem in your day to day job, you may have seen the incubation InSpec project inspec-vmware and got excited about the possibilities of running InSpec tests against your VMware Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC)s and VMware on AWS. If you haven’t seen the inspec-vmware project, imagine the ability to audit/validate […]

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Guest Post: Sensu Habitat Core Plans are Here

Sensu 2.0 and Habitat are both modern distributed systems, one for monitoring, the other for application packaging and deployment. Over the last few months, we at Indellient, a Chef partner, have been working on packaging Sensu in Habitat to take advantage of some of its features for dynamic service discovery and configuration updates, critical capabilities […]

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AlgoSec Cookbook Certified by the Chef Partner Cookbook Program

I’m pleased to announce that AlgoSec is now part of the Chef Partner Cookbook Program. They have certified the AlgoSec Cookbook. AlgoSec The AlgoSec solution intelligently automates and orchestrates network security policy management to make your enterprise continuously more agile, secure, and compliant. AlgoSec Cookbook The new AlgoSec Cookbook implements the innovative “Connectivity as Code” […]

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Guest Post: Announcing New Jenkins Plugin to Manage Habitat Packages

Jenkins users can now better manage their IT infrastructure and reap the benefits of the latest open-source plugin accessible from the Jenkins Update Center and source code on GitHub. After working with a few Jenkins + Habitat clients, my team at Indellient and I realized we could create an improved experience within the build, promotion, […]

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End-of-Life Announcement for Chef Compliance Server

Today we are announcing the end-of-life date of the standalone Chef Compliance Server product to be December 31, 2018. All of the functionality of Chef Compliance Server is already incorporated into Chef Automate 2 whose general availability we announced at ChefConf 2018. Chef Automate 2 includes newer out-of-the-box compliance profiles, an improved compliance scanner with […]

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And The Winner Is!…

We’ve had an exciting first half of the year at Chef. Between ChefConf last month and announcing Chef Automate 2.0 in addition to our updates to InSpec and the new Chef Workstation, it’s an exciting time for us. We’re also extremely pleased by our ongoing industry recognition for our continued innovations in digital transformation from some […]

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Announcing Chef Support for Amazon Linux 2

Today we are excited to announce Chef’s support for Amazon Linux 2. Chef Automate delivers the most comprehensive automation platform spanning tasks from infrastructure to compliance all the way to applications. We do this using Chef, enabling infrastructure automation; InSpec, enabling compliance automation; and Habitat, enabling application automation. Chef is committed to automating the systems our customers […]

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ChefConf 2018 Keynote Video: Product Vision & Announcements

It’s hard to believe ChefConf 2018 was nearly a month ago! We were excited to welcome Chef customers and community members to Chicago and share some of the exciting product developments we’ve been working over the last year. Corey Scobie, our new SVP of Product and Engineering, announced the general availability of Chef Automate 2, […]

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