A Preview of new Chef support for AWS customers

Last year at re:Invent 2016, Amazon announced the availability of OpsWorks for Chef Automate (OWCA). Chef, available as a service to Amazon customers, opened up continuous automation to a whole new generation of customers creating cloud-native applications. This past year has been busy for Chef, as we have extended our support for AWS customers to […]

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Manage AWS Instances in Multiple Accounts with OpsWorks for Chef Automate

Many of our users have requested an easy way to bootstrap and manage AWS instances across multiple accounts. In the past, this was difficult to achieve because of strict access restrictions between AWS accounts. In a recent AWS blog post published by AWS Cloud Support Engineer Darko Meszaros, you’ll see how to safely connect multiple […]

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Chef Automate Release – October 2017

Last week Chef announced Chef Automate 1.7, a notable release that integrates remote compliance scanning capabilities into Chef Automate. Now, organizations can add nodes and execute ad hoc remote compliance scans from Chef Automate without the need for an agent to be deployed on the node. This allows for much greater flexibility in how teams […]

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Using Habitat to Build the Industrial Cloud at GE Digital

GE Digital has undertaken an ambitious effort to make possible a new generation of cloud-native industrial applications. With Predix, GE’s industrial cloud platform, GE business units and industrial companies can build and run applications to deal with all sorts of substantial machinery, ranging from power generation equipment to airplane engines to locomotives. One piece of […]

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Chef Community Summits – Seattle & New York

Last week the Chef Community hosted two summits in the US. Monday and Tuesday in Seattle, Thursday and Friday in New York. These Summits both included a day of open space discussions with topics proposed and selected by the participants and a day of hacking on various projects. Open Source Community Contributions The team from […]

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Habitat Builder: The fastest path from code to cloud native

Today we’re excited to take the wraps off the public preview of the latest member of the Chef family, Habitat Builder. Builder is a service that makes building cloud-native apps faster and easier than ever. We are also releasing new integrations for Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes. Read on to learn more about everything we’re releasing, […]

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Habitat Integration for VSTS in the Visual Studio Marketplace

We are pleased to announce the first release of Habitat Integration for Visual Studio Team Services, released to the Visual Studio Marketplace. This extension brings the power and portability of Habitat to Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). It contains a number of tasks that allow developers to package and release / export applications using Habitat. […]

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IHG’s Strategy for Delivering Change at Velocity with Chef Automate

Automation Drives Velocity The world has changed, and with it so too has the way we do business. We now can manage nearly every aspect of our day-to-day lives from our phones. Therefore, convenience has become the currency companies use to attract customers. To provide that convenience, every company now finds that it’s a software […]

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