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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Product Announcement: Reliable Application Delivery for Edge Environments with Chef Habitat 1.6

Chef Habitat provides automation capabilities for defining, packaging, and delivering applications to almost any environment with any operating system, on any platform. Distributed and low-bandwidth edge sites like retail locations, manufacturing plants, and restaurant chains present unique challenges to DevOps teams trying to automate and optimize delivery practices to these devices. Teams must deal with […]

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Chef Habitat Product Announcement – Builder On-Prem Enhancements that Extend Support to Airgap Environments and Simplify Set-Up  

Chef Habitat provides automation capabilities for building and delivering applications to any environment. Both operations and development teams benefit from the adoption of a consistent configuration process used across all applications.  Developers define and build a package for their application, with the dependencies needed at build time and runtime. Build packages can be exported to […]

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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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