Habitat and Twelve-Factor Applications

Twelve-Factor Applications are not something revolutionary or new. The concepts were originally published over 5 years ago, however they are are still relevant today as they were then. With the growth of Cloud Computing and the introspection that has taken place in the industry about how you run distributed services at scale, it’s useful to […]

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Habitat on Windows!

We are pleased to announce that the latest release of Habitat – v0.25.0 – brings Habitat to Windows! This functionality has been evolving steadily for the last several months and has been available in various pieces along the way. Perhaps you have seen my demo showing where we were back in March. Well with v0.25.0, […]

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Happy Birthday, Habitat!

Happy Birthday, Habitat! Last night marked Habitat’s first birthday party, celebrated with the project’s core team, which flew from their various distributed locations, local community members, and friends of the project. A public livestream allowed team members who couldn’t make it in person to also join in on a celebration of the past year’s successes […]

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Let’s Start Preparing for Whatever Comes After Containers

Delivering more things, more quickly, is the challenge that companies are tackling through digital transformation. This transformation involves adopting new technologies, processes, organizational structures, and, in most cases, dramatic cultural changes. It is made more difficult because many of the processes and structures being replaced were created to support specific technology choices. “There hasn’t been an […]

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Triage and Contribution Process

A super common question that comes up in lots of FOSS communities is “How do I contribute?”. While most projects have a file like a CONTRIBUTING.md or instructions in a README on how to join in on the open source fun, this question still gets asked quite frequently. This is an interesting problem to have […]

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The 3 Must See Blog Posts You Missed Last Week

With all the buzz of ChefConf last week, you may have missed some of our announcements. Get in the know and check out these three must see posts: InSpec launches support for cloud platform assessments Use InSpec for cloud native security and integration testing with three new open-source incubation projects: inspec-aws, inspec-azure, and inspec-vmware. Read more […]

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ChefConf 2017 in retrospect

Wow! ChefConf 2017 has been wrapped for a week now and we’re slowly recovering from all of the conference festivities. For those that were able to make it, we hope you had a blast and that on returning home you were energized to fuel the love of Habitat in your environments! For those that weren’t […]

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Chef Announcements: Lighting the Path from Here to There

Technology shifts, such as the moves toward cloud-native applications and container-first architectures, make it clear that tomorrow will look very different from today. But how to get from here to there? Today Chef announced a host of new product features, partner offerings, and skill-building opportunities that, taken together, light a path for enterprises to follow. At […]

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