Supermarket & Berkshelf Outage – Incident Report

On Thursday, August 13, 2015 the Supermarket (https://supermarket.chef.io) had a partial outage. This outage prevented Berkshelf from downloading cookbook dependencies, prevented users from logging into the Supermarket, and caused a number of AWS OpsWorks lifecycle events to fail. The outage began at 5:22AM UTC and was resolved at 11:49AM UTC. These systems are critical to […]

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Supermarket Dependency API Errors – Postmortem Meeting

Earlier this morning, a Supermarket code deployment caused the dependency API at /universe to start returning errors. Redis became unreachable, resulting in Berkshelf v3.x clients failing to resolve dependencies. At Chef, we conduct postmortem meetings for outages and issues with the site and services. Since Supermarket belongs to the community, we would like to invite […]

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Supermarket Intermittent Unresponsiveness Postmortem

Approximately two hours after Supermarket became the official community site it started to experience increased latency and intermittent unresponsiveness. This made downloading cookbooks problematic and effected various sites including supermarket.getchef.com, community.opscode.com, cookbooks.opscode.com, and api.berkshelf.com. We are sorry for the problems this caused. In this post, I will explain what happened and what we are doing […]

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Supermarket Grand Opening

We are excited to announce the Grand Opening of Supermarket – the new Chef community site! On July 7th, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT (2014–07–07 19:00 UTC) we will close the old community site and redirect all traffic to https://supermarket.getchef.com. At that time, Supermarket will be the official community site. What would grand opening be […]

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Disrupting the Gaming Industry: Riot Games in Harvard Business Review

Our friends at Riot Games have been awesome enough to tell their story at a number of Chef events, and even took us to school in a “Riot Rumble” here at Chef HQ last year. So it’s especially delightful to see Riot profiled in the Harvard Business Review. The piece – “Disrupting the Gaming Industry […]

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