Chef Certification and Workshops at ChefConf 2018

At ChefConf 2018 there will be many opportunities to improve your knowledge of Chef, Habitat, and InSpec. In addition to more than 30 breakout sessions, we’re offering 10 full-day workshops with topics for all experience levels. You’ll also have an opportunity to prove your skills through certification exams. Workshops presented by Chef experts To get […]

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Supporting your Journey to Continuous Automation on Learn Chef Rally

Most successful organizations pursue continuous automation in three stages: detect, correct, and automate. Our very own Nick Rycar recently covered this framework at length in both a blog post and webinar. In case you missed it, adopting the DCA frameworks means: Detecting where your systems deviate from your standards. Correcting any deviations to meet your […]

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“Habitatize Yourself” a Ruby Web Application in Habitat

Editor Note: “Habitatize Yourself” a Ruby Web Application is a YouTube series hosted by Franklin Webber. This series takes you from idea to Habitat-packaged Ruby application in a lunch break. Watch, learn and code along with him and see how Habitat makes building, deploying, and managing modern applications delightful. I made two attempts at learning Habitat […]

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Learning Habitat with the Chef Training Team

Habitat is an open-source project by Chef that moves an application’s configuration, management, and behavior to the application itself, not the infrastructure that the application runs on. Habitat provides simple and consistent ways to deploy and manage cloud-native applications. In addition to the awesome tutorials on www.habitat.sh, the Chef training team is pleased to announce […]

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I did the tutorial, now what? Getting started with Chef on real infrastructure

After taking Chef Essentials or spending time on learn.chef.io, you might still feel there’s a gulf between what you’ve learned and the details of automating your real-world infrastructure. In this article, I’ll outline some common starting points for writing your own Chef recipes, and point you to frequently-used tools and reference resources. What should you […]

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