An Award-Winning Way to Start 2020

Chef Rings in 2020 with Multiple Industry Award Wins for Chef EAS and Chef InSpec Chef is kicking off 2020 on a high note announcing five new industry awards signifying our ongoing recognition from the industry as the DevOps leader. These awards underscore the Chef team’s hard work and strong leadership, as well as the […]

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Preparing for April End of Support Dates

This coming April will mark one year since the introduction of the Chef Enterprise Automation Stack. As part of this release, we announced that all of our products are now open source under the Apache 2 license and that Chef’s tested, enterprise-ready software distributions (binaries) are subject commercial license terms going forward.  Today anyone can […]

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Product Announcement: Chef Habitat 1.5 Now Available

Chef Habitat provides automation capabilities for defining, packaging, and delivering applications to almost any environment with any operating system, on any platform. Over the last year, we’ve seen organizations like Alaska Airlines, Rakuten, Walmart, and Rizing address a broad range of application delivery automation challenges with Habitat. They’ve improved their developers’ productivity, reduced deployment failures, […]

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ChefConf 2020 Registration is Now Open!

Registration for ChefConf 2020 is now open. Join us in Seattle or London (or both) this June! ChefConf provides a unique opportunity for technology practitioners, DevOps engineers, application delivery engineers, and IT security professionals to hear from some of the world’s largest companies about how they are driving innovation and capturing more value from their […]

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Chef KubeCon 2019 Highlights: Lean, Mean, and Open to Cloud-Native

The record breaking attendance at this year’s KubeCon 2019 North America further solidifies the fact that Kubernetes is one of the hottest technologies to come into the ring in the last few years. In addition to changing the way organizations run and manage workloads at scale, Kubernetes has also driven a new and rapidly growing […]

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Chef Habitat Product Announcement – Builder On-Prem Enhancements that Extend Support to Airgap Environments and Simplify Set-Up  

Chef Habitat provides automation capabilities for building and delivering applications to any environment. Both operations and development teams benefit from the adoption of a consistent configuration process used across all applications.  Developers define and build a package for their application, with the dependencies needed at build time and runtime. Build packages can be exported to […]

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What’s in an endpoint? Managing laptops with Chef

For over 11 years Chef customers and community have trusted us to manage their infrastructure and servers, so it should be no surprise that you can also manage desktops and laptops just as effectively by using Chef Effortless Infrastructure Suite. Chef on Chef for desktop (or laptop) management Chef itself has transitioned to using our […]

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Chef Habitat Product Announcement: Improved TLS Certificate Management

We are happy to announce significant updates to how TLS certificates are handled in the Chef Habitat 0.85 release. The changes simplify the process of ensuring custom enterprise certificates (self-signed, or otherwise) are utilized appropriately in the Habitat ecosystem. While the new certificate handling model may not address every scenario, it should go a long […]

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Escape DLL Hell with the Chef Windows IIS Site Migration Accelerator

In order to migrate an application from one Windows Server Operating System to another, we have to be able to gather all of the dynamic-link libraries (“DLLs”). They could be in the bin for the application itself, they could be in the global assembly cache or the GAC, they could be in the system files, […]

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