A journey with Habitat on Amazon ECS, part 1

Amazon’s ECS (EC2 Container Service) provides a compelling offering to developers and operators who are already very comfortable with AWS and its tooling. In this series of posts I explore deployment strategies for Containerized applications built using Habitat on ECS. The mission: Taking an application stack from “works on my laptop” to “works in production”. […]

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Why Habitat? – Plans and Packages, Part 1

Habitat is Chef’s solution for application packaging and delivery: automation that travels with the application. This is the first in a multi-part series on the concepts behind Habitat. Application Automation is a big topic and relies upon multiple services from packaging, to service discovery, to runtime supervision, and deployment topologies. As a starting point, it […]

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How to run Habitat applications in Kubernetes

Note: This blog post may be out of date. Check out a more recent article “Get Started with Habitat on Kubernetes” from our partners at Kinvolk. Habitat simplifies creating, managing, and running containers. Habitat allows you to package applications in a compact, atomic, and easily auditable manner that more fully delivers on the promise of […]

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