Habitat and Azure: Cloud Migration for Any App, Anywhere

Businesses today are in the process of augmenting or even shutting down their data centers, and moving into the public cloud. As customers  move their services into Azure or other cloud providers, they quickly confronted by a breadth of questions some of which are listed below. How do we most effectively move our services into […]

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Automating Cloud Compliance with AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate

Chef, InSpec, and Habitat provide workflows for automating everything you manage, from infrastructure configuration to security auditing to application releases. Chef Automate ties these projects together with a powerful dashboard that aggregates data from all of your environments and provides a shared world view of the configuration and security of your estate for everyone within […]

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Chef’s Impact upon Toyota Financial Services

When we talk about Effortless Infrastructure, that is exactly what Toyota Financial Services’ Manager of Cloud Services, Mo Malik, and Manager of Cloud Automation Services, Carlos Soriano had in mind when they set out to deliver a reliable, scalable, user-friendly service for their customers. Toyota Financial Services’ cloud is now two years old and getting […]

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Microsoft’s Jeremy Winter at ChefConf: Stagnation is more dangerous than change

Do Change was the theme of ChefConf 2018, and Jeremy Winter, Partner Director – Azure Management and Security, personifies change throughout his career. During his 21 year career at Microsoft, Jeremy started as a developer, moved to running operations for Hotmail, and now runs program management for Azure Management and Security. With the rapid pace […]

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Harnessing the Cloud with AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate

For the past 8 years, Stephen Figgins, System Administrator for University of Kansas Agile Technology Solutions, has been a Chef practitioner and valued member of the vibrant Chef community. At ChefConf 2018, Stephen had a conversation on the main stage with Nathan Harvey, our VP of Community Development. Stephen talked about his journey with the […]

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Announcing Chef Support for Amazon Linux 2

Today we are excited to announce Chef’s support for Amazon Linux 2. Chef Automate delivers the most comprehensive automation platform spanning tasks from infrastructure to compliance all the way to applications. We do this using Chef, enabling infrastructure automation; InSpec, enabling compliance automation; and Habitat, enabling application automation. Chef is committed to automating the systems our customers […]

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InSpec GCP Deep Dive

As recently announced Chef has deepened support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) by adding InSpec integration. Furthermore, the InSpec GCP resource pack is freely available here – suggestions (and contributions) welcome! Before looking at InSpec GCP let’s ensure we have the necessary prerequisites in place. As an aside, we will be following similar setup steps to […]

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