New Chef Integrations for Oracle Cloud

This morning at OpenWorld, Oracle formally launched Oracle Cloud and Chef is proud to be a strategic DevOps partner with this new offering. Oracle Cloud, Oracle’s new public cloud offering, is well-positioned to meet the needs of enterprises wishing to extend their on-premises applications into the cloud. Oracle Cloud offers on-demand and dedicated compute resources […]

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Security Releases: Chef Client and Related Products (insecure file ownership)

Today we are announcing security releases of all supported versions of the Chef Client, ChefDK, Chef Container and the Push Jobs client. These releases address package ownership issues on Debian-based platforms. Platforms Ubuntu Linux Debian Linux Description Chef products installed from Debian-style .deb packages created files under /opt/<install_dir> with ownership by UID 999 or other […]

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Deutsche Telekom’s Enterprise DevOps Journey

This is a guest post by Shruti Bhat, Director Products at Ravello Systems While the debate rages on about DevOps for enterprises, one large enterprise brought together rock-solid quality of service and extreme agility to create a “best of worlds” DevOps implementation. Deutsche Telekom cleverly leveraged both VMware and AWS infrastructures with Ravello’s nested virtualization […]

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Awesome Community Chef: Jon Cowie – “(Knife) Sporking Awesomeness”

Computers have fascinated Jon Cowie since he was little. So much so, that he dreamed of being a developer from an early age after encountering BASIC in old Atari magazines. He pursued this dream all the way through university, where he attained a computer science degree in 2005. Then, something happened. While at university, Jon […]

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Just Released – Update to Knife Plugin for Google Compute Engine

The folks at Google have just published a major update to “knife-google” plugin for Google Compute Engine. Included in this update is a removal of the “gcutil” tookit as an external dependency, meaning that knife-google users can talk directly to the Compute Engine API to spin up new GCE instances and manage them with Chef. […]

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