Chef and VMware: Better Together

Chef has long since offered great integrations with VMware’s vSphere product line, including [knife-vsphere](https://github.com/chef-partners/knife-vsphere) and [chef-provisioning-vsphere](https://github.com/CenturyLinkCloud/chef-provisioning-vsphere) (which also includes a Test Kitchen driver!). These integrations, created by awesome members of the Chef community, allow VMware administrators and end users to consume and manage their VMware resources from the comfort of their standard Chef tools. Customers […]

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Turn it to 11: Upgrading From Chef 10

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this blog post recommended setting cookbook\_path to nil in the knife.rb file. That line has been removed, as it causes an error in newer version of knife/chef-client. Either do not set the cookbook\_path or do not set it to nil when following these instructions.  You can find instructions on […]

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New knife plugin for Voxel

Our good friends at Voxel have published a new knife plugin for provisioning and managing Voxel cloud instances. The gem is available on RubyGems and you can install it with gem install knife-voxel If you feel like digging into the code and seeing how it works, it’s all available on their GitHub page as well. […]

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Chef ♥’s Windows

Here at Opscode we have the stated goal of creating “Infrastructure Automation for the Masses”. We won’t rest until Chef manages EVERYTHING! And everything includes a whole lot more than Linux servers – it also includes our brethren on the Windows platform. To that end, I wanted to give everyone a quick update on some […]

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