Upcoming Webinar with Forrester Research – Building a Coded Business: Culture, Tools and the Need for Speed

At organizations from Fortune 100 enterprises to Web 2.0 startups, IT is transitioning from a back office support function to a front office imperative as the primary delivery platform for goods, services, and customer engagement. In order to compete in the digital economy, companies need to embrace this new model and use IT to enable […]

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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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In the News – Red Hat Roadmap, E-Commerce Booming

Need some weekend reading? We recommend checking out SearchDataCenter‘s interview with Red Hat’s director of software engineering Denise Dumas, detailing roadmap plans for RHEL. Meanwhile InfoWorld looks at Red Hat’s new Software Collections 1.0, featuring new versions of Ruby and Python for RHEL. Also in InfoWorld, Ted Samson takes a look at IBM’s acquisition of […]

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Indiegogo crowd-funds projects around the world w/Chef

From raising money for those impacted by the tornado in Oklahoma, to helping people fight cancer, Indiegogo crowd-funds important, even life-changing projects the world over. To do so, the company uses Rackspace to power a flexible, scalable cloud infrastructure behind all the awesome projects and site traffic. When MTV asked to Indiegogo to power its […]

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Cheezburger Builds Massive Social Humor Website Network w/Hosted Chef

Coming out of a seriously rockin’ #ChefConf a week ago, it’s time to profile more customer awesomeness in the Chef Community. This go round it’s a neighbor of ours here in Seattle – Cheezburger, one of the largest social humor sites in the world. You may be familiar with one or more of Cheezburger’s hilarious […]

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