Chef Automate Product Announcement: Introducing Project-Scoped Access Control IAM v2.1 Beta

Chef Automate provides DevOps teams a dashboard for complete operational visibility across large scale or mission critical infrastructure. This comprehensive visibility allows developers, operations and security engineers to collaborate on delivering application & infrastructure changes at the speed of business. Chef Automate provides real time data across the estate with intelligent access controls ensuring the […]

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What’s in an endpoint? Managing laptops with Chef

For over 11 years Chef customers and community have trusted us to manage their infrastructure and servers, so it should be no surprise that you can also manage desktops and laptops just as effectively by using Chef Effortless Infrastructure Suite. Chef on Chef for desktop (or laptop) management Chef itself has transitioned to using our […]

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Protect Yourself From the RubyGems Backdoor by InSpec’ing Your Fleet

Chef has invested a lot with the Enterprise Automation Stack in security. With Chef InSpec you can easily scan your systems for potential vulnerabilities and then leverage Chef Infra to run remediation across your entire fleet. This is important because last week’s RubyGems vulnerability likely affected other software you have deployed that uses Ruby. To […]

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5 Steps for Scaling DevOps

During a webinar delivered by Chef’s SVP of Products and Engineering  Corey Scobie, the following five common practices used by DevOps high performers were described:  Adopt a coded approach Make it easy to work with code Use the right tool for the right job  Enable one way to production Shift risk mitigation left During the […]

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End of Life Announcement for Chef Automate v1.x

On December 31, 2019, version 1.x of Chef Automate will be officially “end of life.” In May 2018, we released Chef Automate version 2. We rebuilt Automate from the ground up to provide much greater performance, scale, and advanced analytics. The highlights of Automate version 2 include:  New tools and visualizations, including a streaming event […]

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