Getting Ready for Chef + PowerShell DSC

Today we’d like to share the Supermarket debut of the PowerShell DSC cookbook for Chef, an early preview of Chef integration with PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) on Windows. This cookbook allows you to author recipes using any DSC resources available on your system, seamlessly surfacing them as Chef resources you can use in your cookbooks. Integration […]

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Cooking on Windows with Chef

Chef has had a long history of support for Microsoft Windows as a platform, dating back to 2011 when Opscode first released the knife-windows plugin to bootstrap and manage Windows servers. You can use both built-in Chef resources and a plethora of community cookbooks to manage Internet Information Services (IIS), SQL Servers and their databases, […]

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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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