Datadog x Chef: How (and why) these two platforms go together

The blog below is a guest blog post written by Datadog, one of our ChefConf Online sponsors. Modern environments are complex, consisting of many hosts, Virtual Machines (VMs), or containers that can scale up and down at a moment’s notice. Ensuring consistency across elements of your infrastructure—like running the latest software versions on all your […]

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DevOps Checklist for Distributed Tracing

  The blog below is a guest blog post written by Epsagon, one of our ChefConf Online sponsors. What is Distributed Tracing anyway? In the olden days, to debug problems, developers would typically log into the server running the software and inspect the logs and maybe some real-time metrics to investigate the issue. Nowadays, the […]

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Java, Rails, and Nagios Quick Start Guides for Chef

Starting with Chef? Curious about how to deploy applications using the cool integration techniques you’ve heard about?  Well, just for you, we’ve published best–practice starter guides and screencasts for a Rails stack, a Java stack, and a data-driven Nagios monitoring server that show how Chef and the Opscode Platform can automate every step of building […]

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