Chef Automate Release – February 2018

Last week Chef announced the February release of Chef Automate. This marks the GA release of the compliance scanner with job scheduling, and adds features to make analysis easier, such as date-range search. Chef Automate now provides compliance scanning capabilities for a full range of enterprise needs: agent-based scans to provide continuous visibility into status; […]

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Chef Open Source Community News – January 2018

Chef has always been built atop a very strong open-source community. However, we’ve heard from many of you that it’s hard to find news about new features being developed in our open-source projects. Thus, we are starting 2018 off by trying something new, which is to summarize open source developments in Chef, Habitat, InSpec, and […]

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Deploy Complex IT Systems in Minutes Instead of Days

Installing and configuring multi-node systems are common enterprise tasks that can require a tremendous amount of time and resources. As technology continues to evolve, so will the need to effectively deploy and manage these systems. Chef and CloudBolt work together to simplify the installation and increase the scalability of these complex systems. Challenge: Scale, Automation […]

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Top 10 Chef Blog Posts of 2017

In 2017, we published more than 200 blog posts, highlighting major releases and announcements, partnerships and integrations, skill-building and how to articles, and more. Here are the top ten most viewed posts of 2017. Ten InSpec launches support for cloud platform assessments Nine The DevOps Engineer is an Optical Illusion Eight Migrating your Chef Server with knife-ec-backup […]

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2017 Chef Project Year in Review

The Chef project has had an incredibly busy 2017 – and thank you all for your help and support! Our Community On GitHub, we’ve seen 3,733 Pull Requests, from 618 people. More than 50% of those Pull Requests were from non-Chef employees, which continues to amaze and delight me. We couldn’t achieve everything we’ve done […]

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Chef’s Role in Your CI/CD Pipeline

Editor’s note: This is a contributed guest post from our partners at Levvel who help their clients to successfully implement digital transformations in their organizations. You have a lifecycle for your application code—shouldn’t you have a lifecycle for your configuration as code, as well? And everyone loves being meta; how meta would it be to have […]

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