Announcing Chef Cookbook Support in JFrog Artifactory

In partnership with JFrog, we are delighted to announce that Artifactory now supports Chef cookbooks as an artifact format. This functionality is available in Artifactory starting with version 5.1. Chef cookbook support inside Artifactory is significant for a number of reasons. Many of our customers say that they already have an artifact store with Artifactory. They want […]

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Learn Chef Fundamentals with Udemy

The Chef training team is excited to announce our partnership with Udemy and TechnoTrainer. Together, we have developed Chef Fundamentals, a self-directed online course based on our instructor-led Chef Essentials training. This Udemy course offers a balanced mix of instructional video and hands on labs and is a great option for those who prefer an anytime, […]

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Webinars that rocked in 2016

Chef webinars are a great way to learn about new products, integrations, and build your skills as a Chef practitioner. In 2016, we presented more than 30 live webinars to thousands of attendees across the globe. My favorite part of these presentations is the interaction between Chef experts and our live audience members who participate in the Q&A […]

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Top 10 Most Viewed Blogs of 2016

In 2016, we published more than 200 blog posts, highlighting major releases and announcements, partnerships and integrations, skill-building and how to articles, and more. Here are the top ten most viewed posts of 2016. #10 Deploy a Java Web App on Tomcat 8 with Habitat In September, we released a new Habitat Package for deploying a JavaEE […]

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Automating compliance for financial services

We’ve been talking about the importance of incorporating compliance into your development workflow for a while now. With Chef Automate, we’ve delivered an enterprise-grade solution for turning compliance policy into code. We’ve written a whitepaper, recorded a webinar, and created a tutorial and documentation that all detail how you can integrate compliance into your deployment […]

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VMware vRA 7.0+ and Chef

We’re happy to announce that Chef can now drive VMware’s vRA 7.0+ automation suite. We’ve released 2.0.0 versions of both knife-vrealize and kitchen-vra along with a 1.0.0 version of chef-provisioning-vra. These releases are the result of collaborative work between Chef Software Inc, the Chef community, and VMware experts to make our standard tooling compatible with […]

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Manage Secrets with Chef and HashiCorps Vault

On November 22, 2016, I presented a webinar with Seth Vargo on managing secrets with Chef and HashiCorp’s Vault. Our very large and highly engaged audience came prepared with great questions. We started off talking about generic secrets, and why you should start rotating them. From there, Seth went into the traditional ways you do secrets with […]

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