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Irving Popovetsky

Irving leads the Customer Engineering team at Chef


Introducing: Chef Automate Cluster

We are very excited to introduce Chef Automate Cluster, a new offering that is generally available to Chef customers. Chef Automate Cluster is a set of High Availability, Scale-Out Performance and Disaster Recovery capabilities for Chef Automate. It also includes the Chef Server API, so that customers may simplify their Chef Infrastructure.

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Migrating your Chef Server with knife-ec-backup and knife-tidy

Overview Now is a great time to start thinking about deploying a new Chef Server.

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A journey with Habitat on Amazon ECS, part 2

In the first part of this series we got the Chef Automate Pilot container stack up and running on ECS. Now let’s make it survive termination of any container or EC2 instance without losing data by adding AWS RDS, EFS and Elasticsearch.

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A journey with Habitat on Amazon ECS, part 1

Amazon’s ECS (EC2 Container Service) provides a compelling offering to developers and operators who are already very comfortable with AWS and its tooling. In this series of posts I explore deployment strategies for Containerized applications built using Habitat on ECS. The mission: Taking an application stack from “works on my laptop” to “works in production”.

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Setting Up Your Private Supermarket Server

This is an updated version of the previous post from August, 2014: Getting started with oc-id and Supermarket Chef Server 12 includes oc-id, the OAuth2 service that powers id.chef.io. After upgrading to this release, Chef customers can now run their own Supermarket service behind a firewall.

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The ChefDK on Windows Survival Guide

Intro The ChefDK is intended to “contain everything you need to start using Chef” and greatly ease the Developer Workstation setup process. Despite the apparent similarities to the Chef Omnibus package, ChefDK users have found a number of issues and inconsistencies, particularly on Windows.

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Release: Enterprise Chef 11.2.1

Enterprise Chef 11.2.1 is a critical bug-fix release for customers who installed Enterprise Chef 11.2.0. It corrects a single defect experienced by customers who upgraded from earlier releases.

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Release: Enterprise Chef 11.2.0 and Chef Analytics 1.0.1

We are pleased to announce the release of the Enterprise Chef 11.2.0 server and Chef Analytics 1.0.1. Enterprise Chef 11.2.0 What’s New oc-id Adds the Chef Identity Service. This enables Supermaket and Analytics authentication against the Enterprise Chef Server.

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Getting Started with oc-id and Supermarket

Enterprise Chef 11.2.0 includes oc-id, the OAuth2 service that powers id.opscode.com.   After upgrading to this release, Chef customers can run their own Supermarket service behind a firewall. oc-id setup: 1: Add the following setting to your /etc/opscode/private-chef.

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