InSpec GCP Deep Dive

As recently announced Chef has deepened support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) by adding InSpec integration. Furthermore, the InSpec GCP resource pack is freely available here – suggestions (and contributions) welcome! Before looking at InSpec GCP let’s ensure we have the necessary prerequisites in place. As an aside, we will be following similar setup steps to […]

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Chef Deepens Support for Google Cloud Platform

Building on the work we announced last fall to help you provision GCP resources with Chef cookbooks, and in honor of ChefConf 2018, Chef and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) have been working together in several exciting ways: Extending coverage of InSpec for popular GCP resources Adding Habitat support for Google Container Registry Offering additional Chef […]

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Let’s use Google Cloud Platform and Chef – ChefConf 2018 Workshop

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a huge ecosystem of products that can make your infrastructure one of the best supported on the planet. Back in October, we announced a new integration between GCP and Chef to support the ever increasing number of Chef customers using GCP. The Chef Certified GCP cookbooks enable Chef practitioners to […]

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Kitchen-Docker or Kitchen-Dokken? Using Test Kitchen and Docker for fast cookbook testing

Chef’s Test Kitchen project allows for fast functional testing of infrastructure code. In the past few years, the rise of container technologies like Docker have allowed devops engineers to speed up this feedback cycle, since the startup time of a container is much faster than that of a VM image that needs to be cloned […]

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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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