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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Chef Announcements: Lighting the Path from Here to There

Technology shifts, such as the moves toward cloud-native applications and container-first architectures, make it clear that tomorrow will look very different from today. But how to get from here to there? Today Chef announced a host of new product features, partner offerings, and skill-building opportunities that, taken together, light a path for enterprises to follow. At […]

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Enterprise Ready Habitat Plans Now Available

Today at ChefConf 2017 we are excited to launch a new program for enterprise content around Habitat and announce a first set of “enterprise ready” Habitat plans. The plans are all open source and serve as best practice references to guide you as you write plans for your own applications. For example, the PostgreSQL Habitat […]

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Learn Chef Rally: New learning site for Chef practitioners

I’m excited to announce the launch of our new learning site for Chef practitioners, Learn Chef Rally. What exactly is Learn Chef Rally? It’s a rethinking of how we help our community of practitioners – both newbies and grizzled veterans – to start and continue learning about Chef, continuous automation, compliance, and DevOps. It serves as […]

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Managing DevOps Teams (new rules for radical management)

Last week, Jamie Bright published the blog post, “Why DevOps is for everyone, not just a single team.” It’s a great read, and this line, “Collaboration and communication, core tenants of DevOps, are critical to building and maintaining a company equipped to meet modern customer needs for efficiency and speed,” reminded me of the important […]

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