Introducing Developer Certificate of Origin

Hello Chefs!  Currently, Chef asks each contributor to a Chef-managed open source project to sign a contributor license agreement (“CLA”) or to be part of a corporate contributor license agreement (“CCLA”) signed by their employer. We’ve justified this in the past because (i) it ensures that we will always be able to release our projects, […]

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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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Rackspace and the Chef Partner Cookbook Program

I’d like to announce that Rackspace is now part of the Chef Partner Cookbook Program. Their first cookbook is rackspace_monitoring which provides some Custom Resources to help administer Cloud Monitoring for resources in the Rackspace cloud. Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, helps businesses tap the power of cloud computing without the complexity […]

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Supermarket 2.4.2 Security Release

Supermarket 2.4.2 is now available. This release contains a bug fix and security updates. Supermarket version 2.4.2 is a recommended update for all users running their own instances of Supermarket. Packages are available in the stable repository. If you are using the Supermarket omnibus cookbook, upgrading to this version involves updating your wrapper cookbook’s attributes to `[‘supermarket_omnibus’][‘package_version’] […]

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Chef Supermarket Outage Post Mortem

On Thursday, February 26, we had an outage for downloading cookbooks from Supermarket via Berkshelf. The next day, February 27, we held a public post mortem. If you’d like to see the video of the post mortem, you can view it on Youtube [here](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rukGCxwWQSE). Description A deploy to production supermarket that was intended to allow […]

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Supermarket 2.3.3 Release

Supermarket 2.3.3 is now available. This release contains bug fixes, minor enhancements, and security updates. Supermarket version 2.3.3 is a recommended update for all users running their own instances of Supermarket. Packages are available in the stable repository. If you are using the Supermarket omnibus cookbook, upgrading to this version can be as simple as […]

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Supermarket 2.3.2 Security Release

Supermarket 2.3.2* is now available. This release contains bug fixes, minor enhancements, and security updates. Supermarket version 2.3.2 is a recommended update for all users running their own instances of Supermarket. Packages are available in the stable repository. Upgrading to this version can be as simple as a chef-client run on your hosts—if you’ve left […]

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A Supermarket of Your Own: Running a Private Supermarket

A little bit of history… When Chef unveiled Supermarket in 2014 it was intended to be a public community cookbooks site where Chef Community Members could browse cookbooks from anywhere. We were honored that it was received so well! However, we soon discovered a problem. Some companies create very company-specific cookbooks that they cannot share […]

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