Fulfilling the Need for Continuous Improvement with DevOps Dojos

In The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations the authors describe “The Three Ways” – the underlying principles forming the basis for all DevOps practices. The Third Way is about creating a culture of continuous learning and experimentation, with an emphasis on practice and repetition as the path […]

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A trip to the Wayback Machine: DevOps Kung Fu and throwback t-shirts

With ChefConf18 coming up in May, we’ve been digging into the archives to share some of attendee’s favorite sessions from past events. This week, we’re going back to 2015 where Chef CTO and co-founder Adam Jacob shares his thoughts and insights on the relationship and similarity between DevOps practices and Kung Fu. In this session, Adam […]

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New EMA report names Chef as a “Top 3” leader in Application Management and Deployment for DevOps

The new Enterprise Management Associates “Top 3” report for DevOps has just released, and Chef is excited to be named one of the chosen vendors in the application deployment and management for DevOps. The report and recognition are based on a survey of more than 300 DevOps practitioners conducted by EMA in 2017. You can […]

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ChefConf 2018 CFP: People, Process, and Teams

ChefConf is the largest community gathering and educational event for teams on the journey to becoming fast, efficient, and innovative software-driven organizations. In other words, you and your team! ChefConf 2018 will take place May 22-25 in Chicago, Illinois and we want you to present! The ChefConf call for presenters (CFP) is now open. One […]

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DevOps and Monitoring

Traditional monitoring includes monitoring low-level items like CPU, memory, and disk utilization. It is still important to understand and have data for these things as they will help with capacity planning and may be helpful data points when responding to incidents and outages. DevOps is a cultural and professional movement focused on how to build […]

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Guest Blog: Unnatural DevOps Delivers Super-Natural Results

Automation is a big component in providing IT as a service. Trace3, a Chef partner since 2013, empowers organizations to keep pace with the rapidly changing IT landscape by leveraging innovative technologies, like Chef, allowing companies to leverage Continuous Automation and ensure a competitive edge in today’s marketplace. DevOps is not necessarily a “natural” process. Asking […]

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Delivering on Continuous Automation with Chef, InSpec, and Habitat

Today we are delighted to be recognized in the Leaders category of new ‘The Forrester Wave™: Configuration Management Software for Infrastructure Automation, Q4 2017’ report. To take a detailed look at the report, you can grab a copy from this link – enjoy the read! Both Chef and Chef Automate, our OSS and Commercial products, […]

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