Join us in Los Angeles at the OpenStack & DevOps Meetups August 21st

Join us in the offices of Dreamhost for two great Chef events. That day is OpenStack LA with Opscode’s Senior Technical Evangelist Matt Ray at the Chef OpenStack Cookbooks Hack Day. Later that night is the LA DevOps Meetup with Presentations on Chef. The evening kicks off a 6:30pm with presentations. First up is Aaron Peterson, […]

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Cookbook Releases

A few weeks ago, we migrated the opscode/cookbooks repository to separate repositories per-cookbook in a new organization on GitHub. We have already received more than 50 pull requests! Thank you for your contributions and participation. You are all awesome. While we haven’t gotten through all the old repository’s pull requests; we’re still making progress there. […]

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Cookbooks Migrated to New GitHub Organization

Opscode’s cookbooks are no longer maintained in the monolithic “opscode/cookbooks” repository on GitHub, and are now split up into a new organization on GitHub, “opscode-cookbooks”. Why the Change? Based on feedback from you, our excellent community, the overwhelming voice is that having the cookbooks in their own separate repository will make it easier for people […]

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Chef Support for Citrix CloudStack 3

Our friends at Citrix & the CloudStack.org open source community have just released CloudStack 3.  This a significant update to the CloudStack platform, which adds support for NetScaler loadbalancers & integration with the OpenStack Swift storage system. I’m excited every time I see a a network devices get better APIs, so I think the NetScaler support is […]

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Opscode Hosts 2-Day Chef Fundamentals Training in NY, October 13 & 14

Join Opscode’s Director of Training and Services, Joshua Timberman, and Opscode Senior Technical Evangelist, Sean O’Meara in New York for a two-day comprehensive class covering the architecture of Chef and all of the underlying components. This includes: Creating Chef repositories, creating cookbooks and advanced tips & tricks with the of the Knife command line utility. This […]

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Opscode, Dell, and Rackspace Are Making Crowbar Even More Awesome

Since the very beginning of this year, Opscode has been working with two other OpenStack pioneers, Rackspace and Dell, to make the process of building and deploying OpenStack as easy and consistent as possible. From those efforts emerged Crowbar, an open source “datacenter installer” released by Dell just a few months ago. Crowbar extends Chef […]

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