Unleashing the New Generation of Chef

It’s a really big day here at Opscode, and when I say big, I mean “10K nodes from one Chef server” big… “automating tens of thousands of servers” big… or, as our CTO Christopher Brown says, “Carl Sagan big.” Let me explain why: 1)     Chef 11 is now available for free download! Re-written from the […]

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Announcing #ChefConf 2013

We’re back at it again! Today we announced our second annual #ChefConf, taking place April 24-26, 2013, in San Francisco at the Hyatt Embarcadero (a pretty cool hotel, btw). Last year’s #ChefConf sold out, attracting nearly 500 system admins, app developers, IT ops pros, and IT architects to collaborate in creating the future of infrastructure […]

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Opscode & Appfirst – Full Stack Automation Meets Full Stack Visibility

Companies that adopt Chef across their full stack, from “bare metal” through application deployment, sometimes feel pretty darn powerful. Chef is fantastic at taking your desired infrastructure outcomes and making them happen– scale with little effort, build and rebuild infrastructure, create dev/test/prod environments etc. But how do you decide what those desired outcomes are? How […]

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CTO Christopher Brown to present at TechMesh, Dec 4th

Finding yourself in London this December? Join our CTO, Christopher Brown, at TechMesh December 4th through 6th. Christopher will be giving a talk on the use of Erlang in Webmachine for maximizing memory usage and concurrency on the server. For more information about Christopher’s presentation click here.  We’ll be posting slides post talk, so stay […]

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Automating Continuous Deployment w/Chef

Opscode’s own Matt Ray recently spoke at CME Group‘s 2012 Technology Conference, presenting “Automating Infrastructure and Continuous Deployment with Chef,” to financial services IT pros, developers and architects. Check it out here. It’s a clear, informative overview on how Chef works and what benefits it delivers. Whether you’re part of a financial services organization, or […]

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