Bio-IT World and Cycle Computing’s New ‘Grill’ Plug-In for Opscode’s Chef

We just returned from an extremely successful foray into Bio-IT World’s Cloud Computing Conference in La Jolla, Calif., where we were honored to present some of Opscode’s contributions to the world of cloud computing. The most exciting news was Cycle Computing’s announcement of the successful deployment of a 30,000-node cluster in the cloud, the first […]

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Opscode Hosts 2 Day Chef Fundamentals Training September 22 & 23

Join Opscode’s Director of Training and Services, Joshua Timberman, at Opscode HQ for a two-day comprehensive class covering the architecture of Chef and all of the underlying components. This includes: Creating Chef repositories, creating cookbooks and advanced tips & tricks with the of the Knife command line utility. This class will include lecture, labs and some […]

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Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution

Earlier this morning at OSCON, our friends at Dell launched an exciting new offering, the Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution.  Dell’s new offering includes a reference architecture based on Dell PowerEdge C Series servers and incorporates the Crowbar software framework (with Chef built in!) for the deployment and management of OpenStack clouds. At Opscode, we’re excited […]

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Jesse Robbins interview “On the Money”: Opscode, DevOps, & more (transcript)

A few weeks ago I was invited to appear on Mike Adams’ “On The Money”, a business radio show on KKNW 1150.  It was a fun conversation.  A transcript of my segment is below: Mike Adams: Welcome back to “On the Money.” You’re listening to Mike Adams of Adams Financial Concepts. I’m here with you Friday afternoons […]

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Opscode & Eucalyptus Build Automated Private Cloud Infrastructure

At Opscode, we often talk about the benefits that result from building a ‘fully automated infrastructure’. When systems engineers and developers combine datacenter-level APIs to provision new servers with configuration management tools like Chef to make those new servers do useful things, the results are often amazing. Time and money are saved Disasters are averted […]

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