The State of the Public Supermarket

The public Supermarket is the place to share cookbooks and other tools and plugins with the Chef community. There are more than 2400 cookbooks currently available for download on the Supermarket. Many people in our community use cookbooks from the Supermarket to automate and manage applications and infrastructure every day. Hundreds of people have shared […]

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Policyfiles: A Guided Tour

If you watched the ChefConf keynote, attended last years’ community summits, or follow our open source mailing lists, you’ve probably heard about Policyfiles. If you haven’t, here’s the deal: Policies are a new feature of Chef that combine the very best parts of Roles, Environments, and client-side dependency resolvers like Berkshelf into a single easy […]

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Introducing feedback.chef.io

Chef’s Product team is pleased to announce the launch of feedback.chef.io, our new site for collecting and responding to product feedback.  The site hosts three feedback forums, one each for Chef, Analytics and Delivery.  The Delivery forum is currently invite-only for participants in the early access program, but will be made public in the future. […]

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Omnibus-ctl: What is it and what can it do for you?

Are you building software with Chef Omnibus? Do your packages need to run multiple runit services? Then Omnibus-ctl may be for you! Omnibus-ctl is a massively useful tool you can use to run common commands in Chef Omnibus packages. What is Chef Omnibus? Chef Omnibus is a way to easily create full-stack installers for projects […]

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Chef Announces James Casey as New Vice President of Engineering

Casey to Lead Company’s High-Velocity Engineering Practice in Rapidly Delivering Innovation to Customers; Analytics Expert Nicole Forsgren, Ph.D., Joins Chef to Bolster Data-Driven Continual Development Process SEATTLE – March 23, 2015 –Chef, the leader in high-velocity IT automation, today announced James Casey has been appointed Vice President of Engineering. Casey has more than a decade […]

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