Lucas Welch

Former Chef Employee

Awesome Chefs – Wanelo Delivers Huge Ruby on Rails App w/Enterprise Chef

Shopping online is nothing new. But our friends at Wanelo (pronounced “wah-NEE-lo” from want, need, love) have whipped up something awesome with an online platform uniting shoppers, products, and stores on a 100% member-driven community. In other words, Wanelo helps millions of people share and find dynamite products at cool stores for great prices.

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Webinar: Chef + VMware on 9.12.13 (Case Studies, too)

We had a blast @VMworld last week and talked to a bunch of folks looking for a ‘how to’ tutorial on using Opscode Chef to manage VMware infrastructure. Well, look no further. Next Thur.

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Whip Up Awesome w/the Chef Infrastructure Automation Cookbook

The Chef Community and its many awesome contributors keep doing amazing things. Case in point, our friend Matthias Marschall (a software engineer ‘made in Germany’ and CTO at GmbH helping run Germany’s biggest Q&A site)  just published his new book “Chef Infrastructure Automation Cookbook”.

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Opscode Appoints Barry Crist As Chief Executive Officer

SEATTLE – August 26, 2013 – Opscode® today announced Barry Crist has been appointed as CEO and Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Former CEO Mitch Hill is stepping down to address a personal health issue and will remain on the company’s Board. Mr.

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Introducing Enterprise Chef

What’s in a name? Turns out, a lot. Today we announced that Private Chef and Hosted Chef are now renamed to Enterprise Chef™ offered both as on-premise software and as a hosted service. So what?

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Opscode Chef™ Delivers Robust Open Source Automation Platform for Windows Environments

Opscode Announces New Collaboration with Microsoft to Enable Opscode Chef Cookbooks to Take Advantage of Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Capabilities New Version of Opscode Chef Adds to Native Open Source Functionality for Automating Wide Range of Windows Infrastructure Operations  SEATTLE – August 19, 2013 – Opscode®, the foundation of the coded business, today announced […]

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Opscode and Arista Networks Extend IT Automation to Networking

Integration of Opscode Chef™ with Arista EOS Automates the Configuration and Management of Physical and Virtual Networking Resources SEATTLE – August 19, 2013 – Opscode®, the foundation of the coded business, and Arista Networks, today announced the integration of Opscode Chef™ and Arista Extensible Operating System (EOS).

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Awesome Chefs: Schuberg Philis Delivers Mission-Critical IT Services with Opscode

Dutch IT Outsourcing Leader Deploys Opscode Enterprise Chef™ to Automate Configuration of Entire Hybrid Cloud Application Stack, from Compute, Network and Storage Infrastructure to Application Delivery Combination of CloudStack Compute Servers, NexentaStor ZFS-based Storage, and Enterprise Chef Enables Schuberg Philis to Guarantee Its Customers 100 Percent Functional Uptime on Mission-Critical Application Infrastructures SEATTLE – August […]

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In the News: DevOps @ Cerner, AGILE2013, in the Cloud… Everywhere

This week DevOps once again consumed a number of news cycles, including: Network World took a look at how DevOps and the Cloud can transform IT, citing the real-world success Rafter has experienced w/Chef and Eucalyptus cloud. You can read the full profile here.

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Awesome Community Chef: Mike Fiedler – “Roller Derbies & Cookbook Versions”

If you’ve ever seen a Roller Derby bout, you know they’re serious business. Rough, tumble, rock, and roll. If you haven’t, stop reading now and check this video out, then come on back. With all the jostling, racing, skating, and contact, refereeing Roller Derby is no easy task.

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