Preparing for Chef 14 release and Chef 12 End-of-Life

As we previously announced, April 2018 will mark two important milestones for Chef Client and ChefDK: Chef Client 14 and ChefDK 3 will be released near the beginning of April. This represent the fastest and easiest-to-use versions of Chef to date. Chef Client 12 and ChefDK 1 will become end-of-life on April 30, 2018. This means […]

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Chef Survey 2017: Results

We’re happy to announce that the Chef Survey 2017 results are in. Many thanks to everyone who participated and made their voice heard. Our survey focused on gaining a better understanding of the trends in productivity, workforce roles, and technology adoption amongst Chef users in our community. In the first few weeks of January we received over 1500 responses. While […]

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Inside the new AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate service

We’re excited about this morning’s announcement at AWS re:Invent unveiling the new AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate service. This service helps anyone get started quickly with Chef Automate in a low-risk low-friction way with all the benefits you’d expect from any native AWS service. This launch is the result of a tight partnership between Chef […]

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Cultivating a DevOps Community: Take Part in ChefConf 2017

Chef is a company rooted in open source, so community matters a great deal to us. As DevOps goes mainstream, it’s important to ensure we building a strong, inclusive, and diverse community. Just as DevOps is about breaking down silos between teams, we need to break down the silos between companies to truly see its […]

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The ChefConf 2017 Call for Presentations is Open!

ChefConf 2017 takes place May 22-24, in beautiful Austin, TX, and we want you to present! The ChefConf 2017 call for presentations is now open. We’re excited to hear all the ways you’re using Chef to automate your infrastructure, compliance policies, and applications. Tell us about the successes and pitfalls you’ve encountered along the way. Share […]

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Chef Certification: What it is and how to do it

The Chef Certification Program is an exciting opportunity to deliver more value for your organization and take your career to the next level. Chef skills are in greater demand than ever. The most recent Dice Technology Salary Survey found that salaries for practitioners who cultivate Chef skills rank among the top ten technology skills in […]

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Announcing InSpec 1.0 – Compliance as Code

One year ago, we released InSpec, an open-source project for infrastructure and test automation that helps companies incorporate compliance into their deployment pipelines. Today, after 70 releases, and with a great development community to support us, we are proud to announce InSpec 1.0 and the launch of inspec.io. InSpec for DevOps InSpec is primarily for […]

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