Chef 0.9.16 and Ohai 0.6.2 Debian packages available

Deb packages for Chef 0.9.16 and Ohai 0.6.2, as well as the necessary dependencies that are not included in the distributions, have been uploaded to the Debian repository on apt.opscode.com. Instructions regarding how to use this repository can be found on the wiki. This update provides packages for the distribution releases listed below. Our packaging […]

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Ohai 0.6.0 Released!

It’s been a long time coming, so we are pleased to announce that Ohai 0.6.0 is released, including more than 40 bug fixes and improvements. Before getting into the details, I’d like to congratulate this release’s MVP, Kurt Yoder. Kurt really got our Solaris support into shape this release, adding smbios, filesystem, and virtualization support, […]

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Update on Promotional Pricing

Chefs, As companies – large and small – move to the cloud, they are quickly experiencing major challenges using legacy tools to configure and manage these highly scaled and dynamic infrastructures.  As a result, they are turning, in great numbers, to Opscode. Since launching the Opscode Platform in June of last year, we’ve been fortunate […]

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Chef 0.9.14 Packages

Debian and Ubuntu packages are now available on apt.opscode.com for the Chef 0.9.14 release. Those users preferring to install Chef and its dependencies from system packages should head on over to the wiki page for installation from Debian and Ubuntu packages. There are a couple new dependencies and workarounds on our apt server to be […]

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Java, Rails, and Nagios Quick Start Guides for Chef

Starting with Chef? Curious about how to deploy applications using the cool integration techniques you’ve heard about?  Well, just for you, we’ve published best–practice starter guides and screencasts for a Rails stack, a Java stack, and a data-driven Nagios monitoring server that show how Chef and the Opscode Platform can automate every step of building […]

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