Welcoming Barry Crist, New Vice President, Enterprise, to Opscode

This morning, we added a new team member to the Opscode family, Barry Crist, our new Vice President, Enterprise. Barry was previously CEO of Likewise, a company with a strong open source to enterprise go-to-market model that had wide industry reach including OEM agreements with VMware, Dell, HP, Riverbed, and EMC. Likewise was acquired by […]

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Announcing #ChefConf 2013 Keynotes, Sponsors, and Awards

We’re heading into our second annual user conference and we couldn’t be more excited about our speaker lineup and sponsoring partners. But, before I get into all that, please remember Early Bird Pricing ends March 10th, so register today! Now, with that out of the way, I’m excited to announce our first-ever Awesome Community Chef […]

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AWS OpsWorks Uses Opscode Chef as Default Automation Engine

It has been an eventful February here at Opscode.  As many of you know, on February 4th, we announced that Facebook is using Private Chef to automate the configuration and management of its web-tier infrastructure. That is some hefty validation of Chef at dramatic scale. Then, this week, both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Opscode […]

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Upcoming Webinar with Edmunds.com: Managing a Hadoop Cluster with Opscode Chef

Interested in learning about how you can use Chef to stand up a Hadoop cluster and manage big data within your organization?  We have teamed up with the folks at Edmunds.com who are using Chef to fully automate and manage their Hadoop infrastructure. Experts from both Edmunds and Opscode will discuss: Why Edmunds selected Chef Overview of […]

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Prezi Makes Your Ideas Matter w/Hosted Chef

Following on the heels of our last blog on customer goodness, this time we’re profiling a company who many of you may already be familiar with – Prezi. Prezi provides an ‘open canvas’ that helps more than 17 million users better communicate their ideas. The company’s zooming presentation software lets users choose between the cloud, […]

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Automation Rules @ University of Pennsylvania

We’re getting 2013 started right with yet another story of Opscode Chef customer awesomeness. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. They’re also using Hosted Chef to do some pretty rockin’ things with their infrastructure. Within Wharton Computing, […]

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Announcing #ChefConf 2013

We’re back at it again! Today we announced our second annual #ChefConf, taking place April 24-26, 2013, in San Francisco at the Hyatt Embarcadero (a pretty cool hotel, btw). Last year’s #ChefConf sold out, attracting nearly 500 system admins, app developers, IT ops pros, and IT architects to collaborate in creating the future of infrastructure […]

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