Successfully Migrate to the Cloud with Chef and AWS

By providing organizations with the ability to launch and scale environments on-demand, the cloud has changed how we develop applications and deploy infrastructure, allowing us to iterate faster than previously imaginable. It’s no surprise, then, that cloud migrations have become a hot topic in our industry. A recent survey of Chef users found that a […]

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Certified: Lenovo CNOS Cookbook

I’m delighted to announce that Lenovo is now part of the Chef Partner Cookbook Program. They have certified the Lenovo CNOS Cookbook. Lenovo CNOS cookbook The Lenovo CNOS cookbook provides a set of recipes and resources for managing Lenovo switches. The cookbook provides resources to upload images, upload/download configurations, and VLAN provisioning. The recipes use […]

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kitchen-vra Update

I’m happy to announce a new feature that has been merged into the upstream kitchen-vra driver. You now have the ability to use the Catalog Names instead of the Catalog IDs for your instances. If you use VMware vRealize Automation everyday like I do, this is a really important addition to kitchen-vra. I would like […]

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Applying Compliance on Azure Government with InSpec

In government, compliance and security are a critical component of our job function. The current state of compliance frameworks are bulky and unwieldy for those inexperienced with OpenSCAP/XML. Microsoft Azure Government cloud and InSpec are designed to provide a common language for security, compliance, and automation teams to converge around. Azure Government is designed to […]

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Understand how Chef Supports the AWS Shared Responsibility Model

One of the key reasons organizations look at cloud migration is to improve the security of their IT systems. Cloud vendors such as AWS bring a level of expertise and scale to security that is impossible for an IT organization to replicate in a traditional datacenter. Even so, it’s critical to understand what security tasks […]

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Deploy Complex IT Systems in Minutes Instead of Days

Installing and configuring multi-node systems are common enterprise tasks that can require a tremendous amount of time and resources. As technology continues to evolve, so will the need to effectively deploy and manage these systems. Chef and CloudBolt work together to simplify the installation and increase the scalability of these complex systems. Challenge: Scale, Automation […]

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Chef’s Role in Your CI/CD Pipeline

Editor’s note: This is a contributed guest post from our partners at Levvel who help their clients to successfully implement digital transformations in their organizations. You have a lifecycle for your application code—shouldn’t you have a lifecycle for your configuration as code, as well? And everyone loves being meta; how meta would it be to have […]

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Signal Sciences Cookbook Certified by the Chef Partner Cookbook Program

Signal Sciences is now part of the Chef Partner Cookbook Program. This certifies the Signal Sciences Cookbook as a top quality Chef cookbook. The cookbook installs and configures Signal Sciences in your infrastructure. About Signal Sciences Signal Sciences Web Protection Platform (WPP) provides comprehensive threat protection and security visibility for web applications, microservices, and APIs […]

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