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Roberta Leibovitz

Former Chef Employee


Create a Windows Server 2016 Vagrant box with Chef and Packer

Matt Wrock has a new article in the Skills Library, “Create a Windows Server 2016 Vagrant box with Chef and Packer.” In it, Matt talks about how to use Chef and Packer together to create a Windows Server 2016 on a Vagrant box.

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Chef at Bank Hapoalim

Bank Hapoalim is Israel’s largest bank and was named by The Banker magazine as Bank of the Year in Israel for 2015. The bank’s Unix and Linux team has been using Chef for only about five months and they have made enormous progress automating their infrastructure in a highly secure environment.

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Changing the workflow at Zynx Health with Chef

Hearst Business Media is a global technology leader delivering information, insights, analytics, and workflow solutions to meet worldwide needs in the finance, healthcare and transportation markets.

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How Criteo automated 15,000 servers with Chef

Criteo is the leading performance marketing technology company. It is based in Paris with offices around the world.  Criteo enables e-commerce businesses to provide personalized ads and email to users who have previously visited a retailer’s site. To provide this service, Criteo must log and process extremely large amounts of data.

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IBM Power Systems and Chef

Benoît Créau is a UNIX systems engineer and IBM Champion for Power Systems. He’s currently employed at a large bank and he’s an active blogger and speaker. Benoît has posted several presentations and blog posts on how to use Power Systems more effectively and how to manage Power System environments with Chef.

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Transformation at Gannett

Gannett is a leading media and marketing company whose businesses include USA TODAY, 92 local media organizations in 33 states and Guam, and more than 160 local news brands online in the U.K. You may already be familiar with Gannett’s talk, delivered at re:Invent 2015, USA Today Brings Shadow IT into the Light.

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Learn about DevOps and Tools

Chef’s Jennifer Davis (@sigje) has published several new articles in the Skills Library. In “Examining Tools with a DevOps Lens”, she discusses how to evaluate tools in terms of how well they foster the DevOps values of collaboration and communication between team members.

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Chef Delivery at Ooyala

Ooyala has been using Chef to configure and provision its deployment framework, Atlantis, for the past year and a half. Now, Ooyala is beginning to incorporate Chef Delivery into its release process. Read about their project in the Skills Library article, Chef Delivery at Ooyala.

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Chef Delivery at Ooyala

Ooyala is a cloud-based, software-as-a-service video platform that provides a complete range of services such as transcoding, content management, ad management and analytics. For the past year and a half, Ooyala has been using Chef to configure and provision its deployment framework, Atlantis. Now, Ooyala is taking the next step.

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Continuous Availability at IBM

IBM sponsors many well-known sporting events, such as the US Open and the Wimbledon Championships. The IBM Continuous Availability Services – Events Infrastructure (CAS-EI) is the team that operates and manages the very popular web sites for these events. For example, during this year’s Wimbledon Championships, they delivered half-a-billion page views during the two-week tournament.

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