The blind adoption mistake: How to determine if containers are right for you

Making mistakes is part of life. But that doesn’t mean blindly making choices, in life, or in technology, without considering whether others have trodden the same path before. Every generation of technology — disruptive or not — brings with it a similar set of challenges as the previous generation, only in a different form. One […]

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Guest Post: Microsoft Announces Nano Server for Modern Apps and Cloud

This is a repost of a blog published today by our friends at Microsoft, including Jeffrey Snover, Distinguished Engineer and Lead Architect, Andrew Mason, Principal PM Manager, and Alan Back, Principal SWE Manager, who we have been working with extensively to ensure a best-in-class Windows experience with Chef. You can read the original post here. […]

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Security Releases: Chef Client and Related Products (insecure file ownership)

Today we are announcing security releases of all supported versions of the Chef Client, ChefDK, Chef Container and the Push Jobs client. These releases address package ownership issues on Debian-based platforms. Platforms Ubuntu Linux Debian Linux Description Chef products installed from Debian-style .deb packages created files under /opt/<install_dir> with ownership by UID 999 or other […]

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Chef Reports Surge in Business and New Platform Features as Enterprises Shift to Web-Scale IT

Company’s Q2 Incremental Recurring Revenue Grows 182 Percent Year-Over-Year with a Quarterly Record Number of New Customers New Chef Capabilities for Automated Infrastructure Testing, Container Integration, and an Analytics Platform Bring Benefits of Web-Scale IT to the Enterprise SEATTLE – July 15, 2014 – Chef, the leader in web-scale IT automation, today announced strong business […]

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