Lucas Welch

Former Chef Employee

Chef Partners with HP to Bring DevOps to Enterprise Customers

Chef IT Automation Platform Packaged into HP Technology Services New Datacenter Care Offering to Help Accelerate Business Services Delivery and Increase IT Resiliency BARCELONA & SEATTLE – December 2, 2014 – Today at HP Discover,Chef, the leader in web-scale IT automation, announced a new partnership with HP to transform IT operations for HP’s enterprise customers.

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Awesome Chef – Chef’s Youngest Contributor Jane Ireton

Last week, Jane Ireton, daughter of Chef Community member Doug Ireton, became Chef’s youngest contributor (eight years old!) by making this commit to Chef provisioning: This is, of course, not only awesome and delightful, but exactly what the Chef Community is all about.

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Chef Launches Policy-Based Provisioning

Company Delivers Industry’s First Policy-Based Orchestration for Automating the Creation and Management of Compute Resources in Data Centers and the Cloud Chef to Demonstrate New Provisioning Capability at AWS re:Invent SEATTLE & LAS VEGAS — November 12, 2014 — Today at AWS re:Invent, Chef, the leader in web-scale IT automation, introduced Chef provisioning, a powerful […]

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Chef Bootcamps @ AWS Pop-Up Loft

A couple weeks ago we teamed with our friends at Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the reopening of the AWS Pop-Up Loft. The Loft offers us a unique opportunity to connect with and support any and everyone looking to make the most of Chef and AWS.

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Guest Post: Introducing Chef-Guard

Sander van Harmelen is a mission-critical engineer at Schuberg Philis, where he helps build and maintain business-critical systems with 100% uptime. With expertise in both coding and operations, he literally lives DevOps and is an epic Chef contributor. In this guest post, Sander introduces us to a new open source Chef tool – Chef-Guard.

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Chef Teams with AWS, Brings DevOps to the Pop-Up Loft

We’re excited to announce we’ve joined with our friends at Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the reopening of the AWS Pop-Up Loft, which had a very successful run earlier this year. Chef is joining AWS to bring DevOps and IT automation expertise to the re-launched Pop-Up Loft, opening this October 1, in San Francisco.

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Welcome (more and more) new Chefs

Here’s yet another post in our ongoing series of blogs about the many new engineers joining our team. Get to know a little bit more about the awesome folks who have jumped on-board our ship to make Chef even more delightful.

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New Book: “Customizing Chef” by Jon Cowie

The fine folks at O’Reilly just published our good friend and Awesome Chef Jon Cowie‘s (Etsy) book Customizing Chef. This book is a must read for anyone who has already gone through our Fundamentals webinar series, or is using Chef beyond the beginning stages.

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Chef Releases Chef 12 to Power DevOps Practices in the Enterprise

Company Converges to Single Source Code Base and Introduces Tiered Subscription Model to Deliver Web-Scale IT in the Enterprise IT Automation Platform Delivers Comprehensive Integration with Windows PowerShell DSC, VMware vCloud Air, and Amazon Web Services SEATTLE – September 8, 2014 – Chef, the leader in web-scale IT automation, today released Chef 12, the next […]

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Chef Brings DevOps Platform and Practices to Windows and Microsoft Azure

New Chef Integration with Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Enables Users to Automate Workloads and Accelerate Application Delivery In Both Windows and Linux Environments SEATTLE – September 8, 2014 –Chef, the leader in web-scale IT automation, today announced new integration with Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC), enabling developers and operations teams to best implement […]

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