Supermarket Grand Opening

We are excited to announce the Grand Opening of Supermarket – the new Chef community site! On July 7th, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT (2014–07–07 19:00 UTC) we will close the old community site and redirect all traffic to https://supermarket.getchef.com. At that time, Supermarket will be the official community site. What would grand opening be […]

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Changes to the Contributor License Agreement Process

With the soft-opening of Supermarket, we updated the process for signing a Contributor License Agreement, CLA. Supermarket has already started tracking CLAs. Unfortunately, because of the way this data has been stored in the past, we were not able to migrate the data. As a result, if you are a contributor, you will need to […]

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New Book: ‘Managing Windows Servers with Chef’ by John Ewart

The Chef Community delivers yet again. John Ewart, a system architect, software developer, and lecturer based in California, recently published, “Managing Windows Servers with Chef” which can be purchased here. Here’s an overview of John’s book: Discover how Chef can be used to manage a heterogeneous network of Windows and Linux systems with ease Configure […]

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Security @Adobe Details Chef-Automated Security Testing

Our good friends at Adobe have been awesome about providing technical insight into their use of Chef in the past. Yesterday, their lead security strategist Peleus Uhley, continued this trend with a very informative blog detailing Chef-automated security testing in Adobe’s private cloud infrastructure. Peleus writes: “At Adobe, we’re constantly hiring third party security consultants […]

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Berkshelf Workflow

This article is cross-posted from [https://sethvargo.com/berkshelf-workflow/](https://sethvargo.com/berkshelf-workflow/). There are only two fundamental assumptions for working with Berkshelf: 1. Each cookbook is a uniquely packaged and versioned artifact 2. You have a centralized artifact store that exposes a dependency API and/or is indexable by the [Berkshelf API](https://github.com/berkshelf/berkshelf-api) Each cookbook is it own unit of infrastructure and should […]

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New Book: Chef in Action by Dimitri Aivaliotis

Awesome Chefs make many tremendous contributions to the betterment of the entire Chef Community each and every day. Today is no different and in this post we’ll highlight an especially notable achievement by Dimitri Aivaliotis, a system architect and Chef contributor based in Zurich. Dimitri’s book  Chef in Action is now available to order for […]

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Tech Leaders Showcase Chef Support at #ChefConf 2014

Chef is Collaborating with AWS, Google, HP Cloud, IBM, Juniper, Microsoft, Rackspace, VMware, and Many More to Define how Businesses Deliver Software and Services to Customers SEATTLE – April 14, 2014 – In advance of #ChefConf 2014, Chef, the leader in web-scale IT automation, today announced that the company is working with a diverse group […]

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Chef Delivers DevOps Automation for Windows and Microsoft Azure

Integration of Enterprise Chef with Windows PowerShell and Microsoft Azure Enables Developers to Automate Workloads and Accelerate Migration to the Azure Cloud SEATTLE – April 3, 2014 – From the Microsoft Build Conference, Chef™, the leader in web-scale IT automation, today announced new Windows and Microsoft Azure automation capabilities, empowering developers to accelerate software and […]

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