Nordstrom turning over Chef-Vault ownership to Chef

This is a guest post from our friend Doug Ireton at Nordstrom, detailing key information about the transfer of ownership for Chef-Vault from the Nordstrom team to Chef. # What is chef-vault? Chef-Vault is a tool to help engineers securely manage passwords, SSL certs, and other secrets in Chef Recipes. Originally developed by Nordstrom during a […]

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Chef Policies: Why, What, and How

On Wednesday, September 30th, software engineer Joshua Timberman presented a webinar on Chef Policies, a new feature of Chef. Policies combine the best parts of roles, environments, and client-side dependency resolvers such as Berkshelf into a single, easy-to-use workflow. By using policies, you can apply a specific set of cookbooks to a node or nodes with […]

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