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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Lifting and Shifting in Practice with Habitat

The world of application packaging and deployment can be viewed as a spectrum where at one end we have hand-crafted installation/run scripts on physical infrastructure and on the other are fully containerized applications making the most of cloud-native services. Since most organisations don’t start out fully cloud-native or containerized, a commonly heard phrase for increasing […]

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Habitat, Google Container Registry (GCR) and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

This short post will explore how we can use Habitat and Google Container Registry to deploy a managed container to Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) with Habitat Operator already installed. The example we will be following is here. Checking this out reveals the following structure: $ tree hab-gcr-demo hab-gcr-demo ├── README.md ├── config │ ├── index.html […]

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Habitat + Open Service Broker

Today we’re excited to show off our Habitat Open Service Broker reference implementation. The Open Service Broker (OSB) project is an industry-wide collaboration to enable service consumption through a simple, secure, API-driven model. Using it, you can bridge between applications and services running on different clouds and platforms, allowing your application developers to request the […]

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Habitat and Helm!

As of Habitat 0.54.0, you can export your Habitat built applications into Helm! Helm is an open source package manager for Kubernetes that is maintained by the CNCF. It allows you to define, install, and upgrade even very complex Kubernetes applications – and you can run multiple versions of the same service within the cluster, […]

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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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