On the Road to #ChefConf – Charlie Mars Brings Rock ‘n Soul Awesomeness

#ChefConf 2013 is shaping up to be a rollicking good time, with visionary speakers, dynamite sessions, big-time sponsors, and the first look at where Opscode Chef is headed from here. With the show nearly sold-out (if you haven’t already, register asap to ensure you’re spot) and max capacity reached for seven of the eight workshops, […]

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Announcing #ChefConf 2013 Keynotes, Sponsors, and Awards

We’re heading into our second annual user conference and we couldn’t be more excited about our speaker lineup and sponsoring partners. But, before I get into all that, please remember Early Bird Pricing ends March 10th, so register today! Now, with that out of the way, I’m excited to announce our first-ever Awesome Community Chef […]

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Opscode Events This Week

Here’s a quick list of the Opscode-related events going on this week. Monday Opscode & Promet Source Joint Meetup – Chicago Austin DevOps – Write a first recipe with opscode chef Tuesday Infrastructure Coders (Melbourne, Australia) Chef Introductory Workshop – Chicago Wednesday Arlington Ruby (Arlington, VA) – Getting Started with Chef: zero-to-Rails Application DevOps Minneapolis […]

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#ChefConf 2013: Set Your Sights on Automation w/Facebook, Nordstrom and More

Early Bird pricing for #ChefConf 2013 has started. Get your ticket today! #ChefConf will be held April 24-26 in San Francisco. Join hundreds of system administrators, application developers, and other IT professionals to collaborate on creating the future of infrastructure automation. We’ve already announced a great list of speakers – including folks from Nordstrom, Adobe, […]

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Facebook Likes Opscode and Private Chef

Yes, that’s right, folks, Facebook, one of the largest infrastructures on the planet, has deployed Opscode Private Chef™ to automate configuration and management within its web-tier infrastructure. Why did Facebook need Chef? Because Facebook’s infrastructure team has to manage thousands of servers, configurations, and administrative access policies across a very dynamic compute environment. Why did […]

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Unleashing the New Generation of Chef

It’s a really big day here at Opscode, and when I say big, I mean “10K nodes from one Chef server” big… “automating tens of thousands of servers” big… or, as our CTO Christopher Brown says, “Carl Sagan big.” Let me explain why: 1)     Chef 11 is now available for free download! Re-written from the […]

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