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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Guest Post: Announcing New Jenkins Plugin to Manage Habitat Packages

Jenkins users can now better manage their IT infrastructure and reap the benefits of the latest open-source plugin accessible from the Jenkins Update Center and source code on GitHub. After working with a few Jenkins + Habitat clients, my team at Indellient and I realized we could create an improved experience within the build, promotion, […]

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Chef Community Summits: Seattle & London

This October, we will be hosting two community summits. These events are an opportunity for people building high-velocity organizations to come together for two days of learning, collaborating, and sharing. Each summit has its own objectives and format; please read on to discover which summit is best for you and your team! Community Summit – Seattle Date: […]

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Chef Open Source Community News – May 2018

Here are this month’s updates from the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Despite the fact that we at Chef Software were busy preparing for ChefConf – which had its own raft of product announcements, including the release of Chef Automate 2 – we also managed to accomplish a lot in the open-source world. Chef […]

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Fulfilling the Need for Continuous Improvement with DevOps Dojos

In The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations the authors describe “The Three Ways” – the underlying principles forming the basis for all DevOps practices. The Third Way is about creating a culture of continuous learning and experimentation, with an emphasis on practice and repetition as the path […]

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Continuous Monitoring

The word continuous describes a process that never ends, marked by uninterrupted extension in space, time or sequence. In the world of DevOps many things are continuous: Continuous Integration, Continuous Server Deployment, Continuous Application Deployment, Continuous Everything. Inspired by this definition, the term Continuous Monitoring is an ongoing process where the monitoring software is changed […]

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