Product Announcement: Reliable Application Delivery for Edge Environments with Chef Habitat 1.6

Chef Habitat provides automation capabilities for defining, packaging, and delivering applications to almost any environment with any operating system, on any platform. Distributed and low-bandwidth edge sites like retail locations, manufacturing plants, and restaurant chains present unique challenges to DevOps teams trying to automate and optimize delivery practices to these devices. Teams must deal with […]

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Chef KubeCon 2019 Highlights: Lean, Mean, and Open to Cloud-Native

The record breaking attendance at this year’s KubeCon 2019 North America further solidifies the fact that Kubernetes is one of the hottest technologies to come into the ring in the last few years. In addition to changing the way organizations run and manage workloads at scale, Kubernetes has also driven a new and rapidly growing […]

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In Search of Speed: The State of Applications

We are very pleased to announce the results from Chef’s 2018 State of Applications Survey. Earlier this year, we partnered with Dimensional Research to survey 347 applications and IT operations professionals worldwide on the topic of application build and release processes. We also asked them to describe their current and future production infrastructure deployments to […]

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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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ChefConf 2018 CFP: Application Automation Track

ChefConf is the largest Chef community gathering and educational event for teams on the journey to becoming fast, efficient, and innovative software-driven organizations. In other words, you and your team! ChefConf 2018 will take place May 22-25 in Chicago, Illinois and we want you to present! The ChefConf call for presenters (CFP) is now open. […]

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Modernizing Deployments with Chef and Habitat at Media Temple

Media Temple has been a leading web hosting provider for nearly 20 years. As a Software Developer there, George Marshall is responsible for focusing on products that help their customers realize their goals in taking their ideas online. We recently interviewed George about how his team is using Chef and Habitat. You can watch a […]

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Using Habitat to Build the Industrial Cloud at GE Digital

GE Digital has undertaken an ambitious effort to make possible a new generation of cloud-native industrial applications. With Predix, GE’s industrial cloud platform, GE business units and industrial companies can build and run applications to deal with all sorts of substantial machinery, ranging from power generation equipment to airplane engines to locomotives. One piece of […]

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IT Automation – The Foundation for a Successful Container Strategy

Editor’s Note: Torsten Volk of Enterprise Management Associates recently published Ten Priorities for Hybrid Cloud, Containers, and DevOps in 2017. This research report and decision guide is for any enterprise that is adopting DevOps, hybrid cloud, or containers. We’ve asked Torsten to give some additional insights into successful container adoption based on his research. Enterprise […]

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