Automatically Updating Cookbooks with Cookstyle

Infrastructure code, just like your infrastructure, is in constant flux. New services need to be updated and deployed, configuration changes need to be propagated, and security vulnerabilities mitigated. There’s a never-ending stream of code changes to make and once you’ve written your infrastructure code you just want it to work. There’s no time to update […]

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Chef Open Source Community News – August 2018

Here’s this month’s round up of what happened in August across the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Chef This month’s release of Chef Client 14.4 is the newest in the Chef 14 series, and includes seven new preview resources, many improvements to existing resources, and a brand new Knife profile management command. Chef Client […]

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AlgoSec Cookbook Certified by the Chef Partner Cookbook Program

I’m pleased to announce that AlgoSec is now part of the Chef Partner Cookbook Program. They have certified the AlgoSec Cookbook. AlgoSec The AlgoSec solution intelligently automates and orchestrates network security policy management to make your enterprise continuously more agile, secure, and compliant. AlgoSec Cookbook The new AlgoSec Cookbook implements the innovative “Connectivity as Code” […]

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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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