Certified: Lenovo CNOS Cookbook

I’m delighted to announce that Lenovo is now part of the Chef Partner Cookbook Program. They have certified the Lenovo CNOS Cookbook. Lenovo CNOS cookbook The Lenovo CNOS cookbook provides a set of recipes and resources for managing Lenovo switches. The cookbook provides resources to upload images, upload/download configurations, and VLAN provisioning. The recipes use […]

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Icinga 2 Cookbooks: Breaking up the All-In-One Cookbook

For vendors, configuration management has become as important as the software itself. As a vendor you should take responsibility and provide proper cookbooks for your software that fulfill the requirements for as many users as possible. The Icinga 2 cookbook used to manage all of the components you need to get your monitoring servers and […]

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Signal Sciences Cookbook Certified by the Chef Partner Cookbook Program

Signal Sciences is now part of the Chef Partner Cookbook Program. This certifies the Signal Sciences Cookbook as a top quality Chef cookbook. The cookbook installs and configures Signal Sciences in your infrastructure. About Signal Sciences Signal Sciences Web Protection Platform (WPP) provides comprehensive threat protection and security visibility for web applications, microservices, and APIs […]

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Continuous Automation Using HPE Synergy and Chef Automate

As we kick off HPE Discovery today in Madrid, it’s a great opportunity to look at how HPE and Chef are working together to help IT organizations build and manage great applications securely at scale. HPE and Chef have partnered together to bring cloud-like speed and automation to the world of bare metal hardware. You […]

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Guest Blog Post: Ensuring Agent Compliance with Chef Automate

Besides helping ensure compliance with regulatory standards, InSpec is a great solution for detecting compliance with your organization’s own rules and expectations. Our friends at Jack Henry & Associates Inc. recently detected and corrected an issue in their environment thanks to the power of InSpec and Chef Automate. Jack Henry provides IT services to over […]

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Announcing enhanced Chef support to provision and configure resources on Google Cloud Platform

We are excited to announce a new integration between Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Chef. For the ever increasing number of Chef customers using GCP, these GCP specific cookbooks are consistent, cohesive and comprehensive. They enable Chef practitioners to quickly, declare and request resources from GCP. The work for these Chef cookbooks to automate GCP […]

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I did the tutorial, now what? Getting started with Chef on real infrastructure

After taking Chef Essentials or spending time on learn.chef.io, you might still feel there’s a gulf between what you’ve learned and the details of automating your real-world infrastructure. In this article, I’ll outline some common starting points for writing your own Chef recipes, and point you to frequently-used tools and reference resources. What should you […]

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