Orchestrating Zero Trust with Chef Desktop

Business needs are evolving continuously, and the growing challenges in IT management have led to the development and proliferation of newer software technologies. These technologies, designed to add speed and consistency, improve the overall productivity of various IT teams.   One key aspect of concern as a business organization is often security. Failure to comply with […]

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Chef Infra Best Practices: #4 Custom Resources the Building Blocks of your Cookbooks

The fourth instalment of the Shape-Up Your Infrastructure Webinar Series – “Custom Resources the building blocks of your cookbooks”  Chef Infra Client includes more than 150 built-in resources to manage things like files, packages, templates, and services. Custom resources enable users to add their own resources as an extension of Chef Infra client. Commonly used resources can […]

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May 2021 Chef  Partner Webinar and ChefConf ‘21: Online News

This month, we begin with exciting news about ChefConf and then we’ll look at what you’ll get in our May Partner Webinar.  ChefConf ‘21: Online ChefConf ‘21: Online is a go for September 7 – 9! We will be completely virtual with a theme of “Helping Teams Accelerate Their DevOps Journeys.”   The event will include all things DevSecOps, DevOps, Security […]

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Chef Infra Best Practices: #2 Serve-up Continuous Compliance with Chef Infra Compliance Phase

Second installment of the Shape-Up Your Infrastructure Webinar Series – “Configure Chef Infra & Compliance Using Built-In Functionality”.     Today pretty much any IT system used to transact business or store customer data is subject to some level of compliance regulation and needs to be audited.  The responsibility for conducting audits and ensuring systems are compliant has fallen on the shoulders of […]

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Chef Infra Best Practices: #1 Using Cookstyle for Infra Client Upgrades

Believe it or not, infrastructure configuration solutions like Chef have been around for more than 10 years now. Over those 10 years, Chef has continued to improve the functionality of Chef Infra, requiring clients to not only upgrade to a new version, but also update some of the associated automation they have built. Depending on the current version being run, and the amount of automation built, upgrading Chef could have ended up being a […]

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Chef & Jenkins: Better Together

Chef Habitat changes the way applications are defined and deployed enabling automation teams to describe in code everything the application needs to be built, run, and managed. By standardizing this process, Chef Habitat provides a way to automate application deployment in even the most heterogeneous environments. To illustrate this, we recently hosted a webinar where […]

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