The blind adoption mistake: How to determine if containers are right for you

Making mistakes is part of life. But that doesn’t mean blindly making choices, in life, or in technology, without considering whether others have trodden the same path before. Every generation of technology — disruptive or not — brings with it a similar set of challenges as the previous generation, only in a different form. One […]

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Chef at AutomaCon 2016

Portland was host to the second annual AutomaCon, the Infrastructure as Code Conference, September 27-29. It was a great event to share ideas about the future of infrastructure as code and continuous provisioning. The lineup of speakers represented some of the best in the industry. They covered technologies and practices such as Kubernetes, network automation (NetOps), and open […]

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Chef at Surge 2016

The Surge Conference, organized by OmniTI, gathers the best and brightest in web operations on the (US) east coast to share knowledge and experiences. Chef was a proud sponsor again this year and we provided Habitat training prior to the conference on workshop day. Habitat Workshop About 40 attendees gathered for our workshop, Introduction to Application Automation with Habitat (slides), led by Nathen Harvey. […]

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