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Chef Now Available in Azure Marketplace

We are excited to announce the availability of Chef in the Azure Marketplace. Users of Azure are now able to instantly launch a Chef server with the Management and Reporting features enabled. Coupled with the ability to launch Azure Virtual

Chef Announces James Casey as New Vice President of Engineering

Casey to Lead Company’s High-Velocity Engineering Practice in Rapidly Delivering Innovation to Customers; Analytics Expert Nicole Forsgren, Ph.D., Joins Chef to Bolster Data-Driven Continual Development Process SEATTLE – March 23, 2015 –Chef, the leader in high-velocity IT automation, today announced

OpenSSL Vulnerability CVE-2015-0291 and Chef

On March 19th, 2015, the OpenSSL team released a new high severity security advisory. In addition, the OpenSSL team also upgraded the severity of an already-published advisory, CVE-2015-0204, to high severity status. Simultaneous to the publication of this new high

Chef Server 12.0.5 Released

Today we have released Chef Server 12.0.5. This release includes further updates to provide API support for key rotation, policy file updates, and LDAP-related fixes to user update. You can find installers on our downloads site. Updating Users This release

Chef and Microsoft to Bring Further Automation and Management Practices to the Enterprise

New Agreement Empowers Enterprises to Automate Workloads Across On-Premises Data Centers and Microsoft Azure to Become Fast, Efficient, and Innovative Software-Driven Organizations SEATTLE – Feb 23, 2015 – Today it was announced that Chef and Microsoft Azure have joined forces

Chef Server 12.0.4 Released

Today we released Chef Server 12.0.4. This release includes cookbook caching, continued development of the key rotation feature, and some LDAP improvements. Cookbook Caching Cookbook caching lets you serve up cookbook resources to Chef clients faster by keeping those resources

Cookbook Caching

If you’re configuring cookbook s3 URL TTL in your chef-server.rb configuration file (opscode_erchef['s3_url_ttl']), then you’ve been creating cookbook URLs that expire that many (28800 by default) seconds from “now” (i.e. the time of the request), which is great for Chef

Mailing List Migration

The migration was rolled back. Please continue to use the existing mailing lists until further notice. moving to Google Groups To: Chef mailing lists Subject: Good bye, Was Re: Re: Re: Re: Hello, Since January of 2009

ChefConf 2015 CFP Deadline Extended to January 15th

A few weeks after joining Chef in 2014, I attended ChefConf for the first time. The introductory keynotes from Barry Crist (Chef’s CEO) and Adam Jacob (Chef’s CTO) really touched a nerve with the strong focus on empathy and delightful

ChefConf :: Level Up

ChefConf 2015 is the largest, most vibrant gathering of web-scale IT and DevOps leaders, practitioners, and innovators. Featuring three days of inspired discussions, collaborative presentations, technical training, and hands-on labs focused on automating infrastructure and the continuous delivery of applications.