With New Chef Integration, Cloudmunch Offers up “Full Stack Continuous Delivery”

Earlier today our friends at Cloudmunch announced the launch of Cloudmunch Devops Platform, an exciting new continuous delivery platform with native integrations to both Github and Hosted Chef. At Opscode, we think this ought to be compelling for Chef users for two reasons: Approachable Continuous Delivery – If you’d rather spare yourself the trouble of […]

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Managing cloud infrastructure is easy when you have the cheat code

Another week, another tale of some Awesome Chefs in our Community doing big things with Chef. This time, the story comes from right here in Opscode’s backyard of Seattle. Meteor Entertainment, which publishes free-to-play games globally, with an emphasis on community engagement, needed to scale out hundreds of Amazon EC2 servers to deliver HAWKEN (which […]

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Announcing #ChefConf 2013 Keynotes, Sponsors, and Awards

We’re heading into our second annual user conference and we couldn’t be more excited about our speaker lineup and sponsoring partners. But, before I get into all that, please remember Early Bird Pricing ends March 10th, so register today! Now, with that out of the way, I’m excited to announce our first-ever Awesome Community Chef […]

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AWS OpsWorks Uses Opscode Chef as Default Automation Engine

It has been an eventful February here at Opscode.  As many of you know, on February 4th, we announced that Facebook is using Private Chef to automate the configuration and management of its web-tier infrastructure. That is some hefty validation of Chef at dramatic scale. Then, this week, both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Opscode […]

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Opscode Events This Week

Here’s a quick list of the Opscode-related events going on this week. Monday Opscode & Promet Source Joint Meetup – Chicago Austin DevOps – Write a first recipe with opscode chef Tuesday Infrastructure Coders (Melbourne, Australia) Chef Introductory Workshop – Chicago Wednesday Arlington Ruby (Arlington, VA) – Getting Started with Chef: zero-to-Rails Application DevOps Minneapolis […]

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Facebook Likes Opscode and Private Chef

Yes, that’s right, folks, Facebook, one of the largest infrastructures on the planet, has deployed Opscode Private Chef™ to automate configuration and management within its web-tier infrastructure. Why did Facebook need Chef? Because Facebook’s infrastructure team has to manage thousands of servers, configurations, and administrative access policies across a very dynamic compute environment. Why did […]

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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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