Policyfiles: A Guided Tour

If you watched the ChefConf keynote, attended last years’ community summits, or follow our open source mailing lists, you’ve probably heard about Policyfiles. If you haven’t, here’s the deal: Policies are a new feature of Chef that combine the very best parts of Roles, Environments, and client-side dependency resolvers like Berkshelf into a single easy […]

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Get the Most From Chef: Analytics, Provisioning, and More

Earlier today, Chef Automation Engineer, Galen Emery, presented a webinar on how to “Get the Most From Chef” with some of our newest features. Chef Analytics: Do you have compliance or audit requirements? Get real-time visibility into what’s happening on the Chef server. Chef Provisioning: Spend less time on the tedious stuff. Describe, version, deploy, and […]

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ChefDK 0.6.0 Released!

Hi Chefs, We've released ChefDK 0.6.0, which you can find on our downloads page. This release has three changes from ChefDK 0.5.1: New chef provision command. Berkshelf is upgraded to 3.2.4 Kitchen Vagrant is upgraded to 0.18.0 Chef Provision Command To make it easier to get started with Chef Provisioning, and also to provide a […]

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ChefDK 0.5.0 Released

Greetings! We have released ChefDK 0.5.0.  It can be downloaded for all supported systems at https://downloads.chef.io/chef-dk/ The full list of changes is available in the changelog, but I wanted to highlight some noteable changes below: Policyfiles Native API Mode This release adds a lot of support for the Policyfile workflow.  First, we set native (non compatability mode) API communication […]

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