“Automation for Education” – Webinar on May 8th

Are you managing IT infrastructure within a University and looking to add automation? This webinar is for you. Over the last few years, we have seen Chef starting to make waves within the hallowed halls of many fine institutions of higher learning. With Chef, IT teams at various Universities are adding consistency and scalability to […]

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Awesome Chefs – Sonian Takes Archive & Search to the Cloud w/Opscode

Good news this morning, as we announced that Sonian, the pioneer in cloud-powered email archiving and search, has deployed Opscode Hosted Chef™. Sonian is using Hosted Chef to automate configuration, environment and application management across the multiple cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers powering the company’s innovative archive and search service. Sonian’s cloud-powered information […]

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RealSelf Builds Online Consumer Health Community w/Hosted Chef

Continuing our series of customer spotlights, today we published a case study on RealSelf, a consumer health and beauty community that helps people make informed decisions on elective cosmetic services. To keep pace with rapid growth of its online community, RealSelf needed a solution capable of automating configuration for its application development pipeline. As the […]

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Managing cloud infrastructure is easy when you have the cheat code

Another week, another tale of some Awesome Chefs in our Community doing big things with Chef. This time, the story comes from right here in Opscode’s backyard of Seattle. Meteor Entertainment, which publishes free-to-play games globally, with an emphasis on community engagement, needed to scale out hundreds of Amazon EC2 servers to deliver HAWKEN (which […]

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Getaroom Makes Booking Hotels Cheap and Easy with Opscode

More customer awesomeness today, this time from our friends at Getaroom, who make finding the best rates on hotels anywhere in the world fast and easy. Getaroom has deployed Opscode Hosted Chef™ to automate configuration management for the Amazon EC2 infrastructure powering their popular travel service,  achieving a mean time to new compute capacity of […]

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#ChefConf 2013: Set Your Sights on Automation w/Facebook, Nordstrom and More

Early Bird pricing for #ChefConf 2013 has started. Get your ticket today! #ChefConf will be held April 24-26 in San Francisco. Join hundreds of system administrators, application developers, and other IT professionals to collaborate on creating the future of infrastructure automation. We’ve already announced a great list of speakers – including folks from Nordstrom, Adobe, […]

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Facebook Likes Opscode and Private Chef

Yes, that’s right, folks, Facebook, one of the largest infrastructures on the planet, has deployed Opscode Private Chef™ to automate configuration and management within its web-tier infrastructure. Why did Facebook need Chef? Because Facebook’s infrastructure team has to manage thousands of servers, configurations, and administrative access policies across a very dynamic compute environment. Why did […]

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Unleashing the New Generation of Chef

It’s a really big day here at Opscode, and when I say big, I mean “10K nodes from one Chef server” big… “automating tens of thousands of servers” big… or, as our CTO Christopher Brown says, “Carl Sagan big.” Let me explain why: 1)     Chef 11 is now available for free download! Re-written from the […]

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