Making a Leader/Follower MySql Cluster with Habitat!
One of the most compelling pieces of Habitat is using the Supervisor to create self-organizing and self-healing topologies. Today we will, step by step, create a MySQL Leader/Follower cluster using Habitat. Setting up your infrastructure Create three virtual machines on the cloud provider of your choice (when creating this post, I used AWS EC2).Read more
What Can You Do With Habitat Today?
What if you could build software once and run it (almost) anywhere? Whether on a bare metal server, a virtual machine, or in a container? What if you could move a legacy application into the cloud without rewriting it?Read more
Supermarket Berkshelf Incident Post Mortem
We at Chef believe it is important to conduct public post mortems whenever possible. We recently conducted one around a Supermarket/Berkshelf incident that occurred on May 16, 2016. I was the incident commander for this incident and would like to share both the video and write up.Read more
Chef Supermarket Outage Post Mortem
On Thursday, February 26, we had an outage for downloading cookbooks from Supermarket via Berkshelf. The next day, February 27, we held a public post mortem. If you’d like to see the video of the post mortem, you can view it on Youtube here.Read more
Chef Infra Vault – What is it and What Can it do for You?
Have you ever wondered how you would deal with secrets – i.e. API keys, database passwords, and more – within a configuration management framework?Read more
A Supermarket of Your Own: Running a Private Supermarket
A little bit of history… When Chef unveiled Supermarket in 2014 it was intended to be a public community cookbooks site where Chef Community Members could browse cookbooks from anywhere. We were honored that it was received so well! However, we soon discovered a problem.Read more
Collaborator Groups on Supermarket
What is it? Collaborator Groups are a new way to manage cookbook collaborators in Supermarket. With this feature you can now create groups of collaborators and associate that group with a cookbook or tool.Read more
Just Arrived – Supermarket 2.0.0!
Greetings fellow Cheffians! I am happy to report that we have just released Supermarket 2.0.0! The Supermarket – both the public and private versions – continues to evolve to the needs of the Chef community. As you might guess from the major version bump, this version contains a potentially breaking change.Read more
oc-id on Chef Server: An Introduction
Ever used oc-id with Chef Analytics or Chef Supermarket? Read on for information on how it works! What is oc-id? oc-id is a Chef authentication/authorization service. It allows you to use your Chef Server account credentials to access other applications.Read more
Omnibus-ctl: What is it and what can it do for you?
Are you building software with Chef Omnibus? Do your packages need to run multiple runit services? Then Omnibus-ctl may be for you! Omnibus-ctl is a massively useful tool you can use to run common commands in Chef Omnibus packages. What is Chef Omnibus?Read more