Kitchen-Docker or Kitchen-Dokken? Using Test Kitchen and Docker for fast cookbook testing

Chef’s Test Kitchen project allows for fast functional testing of infrastructure code. In the past few years, the rise of container technologies like Docker have allowed devops engineers to speed up this feedback cycle, since the startup time of a container is much faster than that of a VM image that needs to be cloned […]

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Awesome Community Chefs – 2017 Award Winners

Everyone who participates in the Chef Community does exceptional things on a regular basis. This work is worthy of celebration and stands as a testament to the way our community comes together to ensure all members are successful, together. During ChefConf, our annual community reunion, some individuals are recognized for the dramatic impact they have had […]

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Automating compliance for financial services

We’ve been talking about the importance of incorporating compliance into your development workflow for a while now. With Chef Automate, we’ve delivered an enterprise-grade solution for turning compliance policy into code. We’ve written a whitepaper, recorded a webinar, and created a tutorial and documentation that all detail how you can integrate compliance into your deployment […]

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Cultivating a DevOps Community: Take Part in ChefConf 2017

Chef is a company rooted in open source, so community matters a great deal to us. As DevOps goes mainstream, it’s important to ensure we building a strong, inclusive, and diverse community. Just as DevOps is about breaking down silos between teams, we need to break down the silos between companies to truly see its […]

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Chef Certification: What it is and how to do it

The Chef Certification Program is an exciting opportunity to deliver more value for your organization and take your career to the next level. Chef skills are in greater demand than ever. The most recent Dice Technology Salary Survey found that salaries for practitioners who cultivate Chef skills rank among the top ten technology skills in […]

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