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Julian Dunn

Julian is a former Chef employee


Chef Open Source Community: Year in Review

Throughout 2018, we published monthly community updates to summarize valuable new features & and developments in Chef’s open source projects (Chef, Habitat and InSpec) as well as ecosystem tools & content like Test Kitchen, Foodcritic, Supermarket, Habitat core plans, and InSpec profiles & plugins.

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Chef Achieves CIS Certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmarks

Chef is pleased to announce that we have achieved official Center for Internet Security certification for Chef Automate and InSpec for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (Server Levels 1 and 2) and Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmarks, Level 1.

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Announcing Chef Automate integration with Google Cloud Security Command Center

Digital security continues to be a critical area of focus for enterprises. This should not be a surprise given the continuous drumbeat of serious security breaches in the news as hackers seek to exploit databases full of valuable customer information.

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November 2018 OSS Updates

Here’s this month’s round up of what happened in November across the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Many thanks to all of our contributors this month. Chef This month’s release of Chef 14 is Chef 14.7.17.

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Giving Thanks to the Chef Community

One of Chef’s strengths from day one has been in its incredible community. As we’ve expanded the number of open-source projects under our aegis in the last few years with InSpec and then Habitat, the Chef community has grown to encompass and embrace them.

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End-of-Life Announcement for Chef Server for Linux on IBM Z and Linux on IBM Power Systems

Today we are announcing the end-of-life date of Chef Server for Linux on IBM Z and Linux on IBM Power Systems to be May 1, 2019. Support for Chef Server on the x86_64 processor architecture is not affected by this announcement.

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Chef Open Source Community News – October 2018

Here’s this month’s round up of what happened in October across the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Chef This month’s release of Chef 14 is Chef 14.6.47.

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Announcing General Availability of Chef Workstation

We are excited to announce that Chef Workstation, which we first released in beta at ChefConf 2018, is now generally available.

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End-of-Life Announcement for DRBD-based HA support in Chef Server

Today we are announcing the end-of-life date for support of the DRBD (Distributed Replicated Block Device) High Availability feature of Chef Server to be March 31, 2019. The DRBD HA topology has been deprecated for over two years, since the release of Chef HA (also known as Chef Backend) and Chef Server 12.9.

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Chef Open Source Community News – September 2018

Here’s this month’s round up of what happened in September across the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Chef This month’s release of Chef 14 is Chef 14.5.33, which includes two new resources: windows_workgroup, which allows you to modify the system’s Windows workgroup, and locale, which sets the system locale.

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