Achieve Chef Certification at ChefConf 2017

I’m very excited to share the news that we will be offering free Chef certification exams to all registered conference attendees at ChefConf 2017. Take this opportunity to join an elite group of Certified Chef Developers. Showcase your knowledge and proficiency as a Chef user and advance your career! Why Get Chef Certified? By demonstrating Chef […]

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Chef Certification – New Badges and Updates

The Chef Certification program currently has three badges available for achieving the Certified Chef Developer level of certification. To reach this level of cert, you must pass the Basic Chef Fluency, Local Cookbook Development, and Extending Chef exams. In early March, we will introduce the Deploying Cookbooks badge. If the scope of this badge maps more […]

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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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Prepare for Chef Certification with Linux Academy

The Chef training team is excited to announce that Linux Academy is now offering training to support Chef practitioners interested in becoming a Certified Chef Developer. Linux Academy provides high-quality, in-depth training that is readily available online. This allows you to take a course whenever it is convenient for you. Access to this training requires a Linux […]

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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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Test Ohai Plugins with ChefSpec and InSpec

You can test your custom Ohai plugins with ChefSpec using the chefspec-ohai gem, and with InSpec in Test Kitchen. This frees you from the traditionally difficult task of debugging a failing Ohai plugin. In this post, I’ll focus solely on testing an Ohai plugin. If you are interested in a complete tutorial that walks through the process of […]

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Chef Certification: What it is and how to do it

The Chef Certification Program is an exciting opportunity to deliver more value for your organization and take your career to the next level. Chef skills are in greater demand than ever. The most recent Dice Technology Salary Survey found that salaries for practitioners who cultivate Chef skills rank among the top ten technology skills in […]

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