Chef Launches Certification and Training Program Amid Increasing Demand for DevOps Skills

New Certification Program Provides Developers, System Administrators, and IT Professionals with Automation Skills at the Core of DevOps AUSTIN, TX – July 12, 2016 – From ChefConf 2016, Chef, the leader in automation for DevOps, today announced the Chef Certification Program, providing IT practitioners with the tools and resources necessary to build modern automation expertise. […]

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Datadog and the Chef Partner Cookbook Program

I’m delighted to announce that Datadog is now part of the Chef Partner Cookbook Program. Datadog is a monitoring and analytics platform for cloud-scale infrastructure. Combining metrics and events from servers, databases, applications, configuration management tools, and more, Datadog provides a unified view of system health and performance. With advanced visualization, alerting, and collaboration features, Datadog […]

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Chef Helps MSN Accelerate Application Deployment by 50 Percent

Leader in Online Media Automates Services Management and Deployment Across Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform, Achieving Greater Development Velocity SEATTLE – July 6, 2016 – Chef, the leader in automation for DevOps, today announced MSN is using the Chef IT automation platform to configure and deploy applications throughout its large-scale Microsoft Azure infrastructure. By combining the […]

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Chef Launches Habitat, New Open Source Project to Automate Applications

After Nine Months in Stealth Development, First of Its Kind Open Source Project Packages Automation with the Application for Deployment Anywhere, from Bare Metal to Containers SEATTLE – June 14, 2016 – Chef, the leader in automation for DevOps, today announced Habitat, an open source project that introduces a new approach for application automation. Applications […]

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Habitat — a new open source project for automating applications

Today we launched our new open source project, Habitat, for application automation. We hope you’ll try Habitat and join us in taking automation to the next level. What follows is a blog from Adam Jacob detailing the philosophy behind Habitat and what this new technology delivers – automation that travels with the application. You can […]

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How Criteo automated 15,000 servers with Chef

Criteo is the leading performance marketing technology company. It is based in Paris with offices around the world.  Criteo enables e-commerce businesses to provide personalized ads and email to users who have previously visited a retailer’s site. To provide this service, Criteo must log and process extremely large amounts of data. They use that data […]

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The Role of Tech Culture and Community in Seattle

The technological revolution is here. It’s sweeping the nation, and Seattle is no exception to the overwhelming takeover of startups, developers, engineers and entrepreneurs pursuing their dreams in fulfilling careers in healthcare, government, education, travel, and more. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce just released a study ranking and evaluating how 25 U.S. cities are prepared […]

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The ROI of Culture

Culture is vital in building any successful business — it impacts employee retention, performance and revenue. Given culture’s significance, it’s surprising how often it is relegated to an initiative, usually driven by HR and given a catchy title to imply inclusiveness, great perks or diversity. There is no denying these initiatives can be important. But in our industry, culture is our product.

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