Chef Meet-up on 9/17: Whipping Up Awesome w/Berkshelf

Next Tues., 9/17, @6:30 pm, we have a very special Chef Meet Up happening in Seattle here at Opscode HQ. We’re honored to have Awesome Chef Jamie Winsor joining us to talk about Berkshelf 3.0, including bug fixes, speed improvements, and usability tweaks to the foundations that Berkshelf 1.0 and 2.0 have laid. Jamie will […]

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Awesome Chefs – Wanelo Delivers Huge Ruby on Rails App w/Enterprise Chef

Shopping online is nothing new. But our friends at Wanelo (pronounced “wah-NEE-lo” from want, need, love) have whipped up something awesome with an online platform uniting shoppers, products, and stores on a 100% member-driven community. In other words, Wanelo helps millions of people share and find dynamite products at cool stores for great prices. Try […]

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Awesome Chefs: Schuberg Philis Delivers Mission-Critical IT Services with Opscode

Dutch IT Outsourcing Leader Deploys Opscode Enterprise Chef™ to Automate Configuration of Entire Hybrid Cloud Application Stack, from Compute, Network and Storage Infrastructure to Application Delivery Combination of CloudStack Compute Servers, NexentaStor ZFS-based Storage, and Enterprise Chef Enables Schuberg Philis to Guarantee Its Customers 100 Percent Functional Uptime on Mission-Critical Application Infrastructures SEATTLE – August […]

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Awesome Chefs – BlueKai’s development and operations teams learn to work faster, smarter, and more collaboratively

You may have heard of BlueKai. They’re a mover-and-shaker in “big data”, giving marketers, agencies, and organizations of all types a SaaS platform for ‘activating data’. In other words, BlueKai is a team of very smart people running hyper-intelligent software that collects, consolidates, and analyzes customers’ business information to deliver new insights into patterns, strategy, […]

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Awesome Chefs – Coding a Customer Service Platform for 35 Million Consumers

You’ve heard our founder Adam Jacob talk about it before – software is increasingly becoming the delivery platform for goods and services in today’s economy. So, it only makes sense that companies would want to leverage SaaS to extend customer service capabilities, shorten customer feedback loops, and provide a better overall customer experience. Enter Get […]

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Coding Your Business in the Cloud – Insights from Message Bus and PagerDuty

Continuing our series of #ChefTalks customer videos about the journey to becoming a coded business, this morning we published two more videos to Opscode’s YouTube Channel. Featuring a couple notable technology innovators – Message Bus and PagerDuty – the videos detail varied, unique approaches to leveraging the cloud and Opscode Chef to build more agile, […]

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Awesome Chefs: BranchOut Manages 30 Million Users w/Hosted Chef + AWS

If you read this blog, you’ve no doubt seen us profile what our customers are achieving with Opscode Chef. However, past posts have at times glossed over some of the coolest parts of our customers’ stories. Beginning with this entry, our hope is to begin providing more depth to our user stories with a series […]

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“You just put the code in. Chef takes care of it.” – Chef + Berkshelf @Riot Games

For the third installment of our new #ChefTalks customer video series, we interviewed Jamie Winsor, a newly minted Awesome Chef, the author of Berkshelf, and Software Engineer at Riot Games. You all know Riot and its League of Legends game, but did you know Riot uses Chef to power a DevOps culture, including automating configuration and […]

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“At some point you have to deal with reality.” – Chef for Config Mgmt @Facebook

As most of you in the Community already know, Facebook uses Opscode Private Chef to automate configuration management for its ‘Carl Sagan big’ infrastructure. That’s very cool, but also pretty widely known. Today, we published a new angle to the story. If you follow this link (or click the video below), you’ll see a two-minute […]

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“We have Unix engineers now happily automating Windows” – Chef + Cultural Change @Nordstrom

Today we launched a new series of Chef testimonial videos offering varied and unique perspectives on the journey to becoming a coded business. The first of these #ChefTalks videos features Rob Cummings, infrastructure engineer at Nordstrom, discussing how to level-up change in your organization. You can click this link, or the screen shot below, to […]

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