5 Reasons You Should Submit a Proposal to Speak At ChefConf ’21: Online

ChefConf ‘21: Online takes place September 7-9, 2021 and no matter where you are, you again have an opportunity to present from the comfort of your own home office. With ChefConf online again this year, we’re so excited to have you present at the DevOps Conference of the Year. The ChefConf call for presenters is now open.   This year at ChefConf, we are following the theme: Chef helps teams accelerate their DevOps journeys. We’re sure […]

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May 2021 Chef  Partner Webinar and ChefConf ‘21: Online News

This month, we begin with exciting news about ChefConf and then we’ll look at what you’ll get in our May Partner Webinar.  ChefConf ‘21: Online ChefConf ‘21: Online is a go for September 7 – 9! We will be completely virtual with a theme of “Helping Teams Accelerate Their DevOps Journeys.”   The event will include all things DevSecOps, DevOps, Security […]

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Webinar: Custom Resources the Building Blocks of your Cookbooks

Chef Infra Client includes more than 150 built-in resources to manage files, packages, templates, and services. You can extend existing or create new resources via Custom Resources. These help you encapsulate logic so that the end-user does not need to worry about how to install or configure the application at a low level. Making it easier for the user to […]

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Product Announcement: Chef Infra Client 17 Now Available

Today, I’m excited to announce the release of Chef Infra Client 17. Chef Infra Client 17 builds upon our efforts to make Chef Infra easier to use for a wider range of audiences and use cases. Chef Infra Client 17 includes increased platform coverage, improved cloud support, and improvements to our Chef Infra language.  One of the key ways we are striving to make Chef Infra easier for enterprises to adopt and scale […]

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Chef Infra Best Practices: #3 Testing Chef Infra Cookbooks Fast with Docker

Third installment of the Shape-Up Your Infrastructure Webinar Series – “Testing Chef Infra Cookbooks Fast with Docker”.  It often seems like every day brings about a new mission-critical business application to manage. Each of these critical systems needs special attention as you build out your infrastructure automation. No one wants to push out that “simple” configuration change that causes a business outage. Each and every change, no matter the size, […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Attend Chef Infra 17 Launch Event

Chef Infra Client 17 is on its way, simplifying how IT teams automate their infrastructure!  The release of Chef Infra 17 is packed with features, upgrades and improvements, including adoption of Test Driven Development (TDD) practices.  Chef is hosting a live launch event on Wednesday, April 28. We go live at 9:00 AM PT with a fun–packed, hour-long session featuring Chef Infra Product Manager, Tim Smith and Benny Vasquez, Chef Community and DevRel Manager. Tim and benny will highlight the […]

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Live Webinar: How to Improve IT Productivity for a Distributed Workforce

IT teams have recently seen a significant transformation in remote desktop management, with distributed work environment being the reality. Preparing for a distributed workforce is challenging when it comes to management of remote devices. Security and compliance have become a critical part of desktop management in this distributed world, and regular desktop management tasks can consume so much time that IT admins find it difficult to focus on higher priority tasks. So, how can you improve IT productivity as well as remote desktop manageability?   Well, that’s what we’re here for! We’re hosting a webinar […]

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Chef Infra Best Practices: #2 Serve-up Continuous Compliance with Chef Infra Compliance Phase

Second installment of the Shape-Up Your Infrastructure Webinar Series – “Configure Chef Infra & Compliance Using Built-In Functionality”.     Today pretty much any IT system used to transact business or store customer data is subject to some level of compliance regulation and needs to be audited.  The responsibility for conducting audits and ensuring systems are compliant has fallen on the shoulders of […]

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Chef Infra Best Practices: #1 Using Cookstyle for Infra Client Upgrades

Believe it or not, infrastructure configuration solutions like Chef have been around for more than 10 years now. Over those 10 years, Chef has continued to improve the functionality of Chef Infra, requiring clients to not only upgrade to a new version, but also update some of the associated automation they have built. Depending on the current version being run, and the amount of automation built, upgrading Chef could have ended up being a […]

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Compliance as Code: The New Frontier in Compliance Automation

There is no doubt that DevSecOps practices accelerate the pace of digital transformation, but those same practices also introduce new challenges to maintaining compliance. Traditional compliance approaches risk slowing software delivery, exacerbating audit pain, and leaving organizations with an incomplete view of compliance posture.   Fortunately, Code serves as a common source of truth, shared as a common language among the teams and can be used […]

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