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ChefConf 2016 – Build. Deliver. Delight.

If you’ve been to ChefConf before, you know it’s not your typical tech conference. If you haven’t, this is your year. Our annual get together is like a huge family reunion open to everyone that celebrates a vibrant and passionate

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Using Chef with VMware vRealize Orchestrator

Recently, VMware announced the general availability of their VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) plugin for Chef (formerly vCenter Orchestrator). This plugin offers a number of vRO workflows for interacting with the Chef Server (such as modifying nodes and environments) and bootstrapping

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Chef Board of Governance – Election Results

The votes are in and we have elected our final members for the Chef Board of Governance (CBGB). We will be meeting on a quarterly basis to provide input and formal recommendations regarding the project scope. Please join me in

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Nordstrom turning over Chef-Vault ownership to Chef

This is a guest post from our friend Doug Ireton at Nordstrom, detailing key information about the transfer of ownership for Chef-Vault from the Nordstrom team to Chef. What is chef-vault? Chef-Vault is a tool to help engineers securely manage

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Pre-release Announcement : Native 64-bit Windows Chef Client

Ohai Chefs! I’m happy to share some exciting news for our Windows users – we now have a native 64-bit Chef Client available for you to download and try out here. This version of Chef Client includes a 64-bit version

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Voting now open for the Chef Board of Governance (CBGB)

Ohai Chefs! On October 13th 2015 we announced the Chef Board of Governance (CBGB). Thanks to all of you who have nominated candidates. Today – with a slight delay for which we apologize (looks like the recent launch got the

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Chef Business Momentum Continues to Surge with Top 100 Ranking in Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500™

Ranked 51st Fastest Growing Company in North America with Revenue Growth of 1,822 Percent as Enterprises in Every Industry Adopt DevOps to Become Software-Driven SEATTLE – November 13, 2015 – Chef, the leader in automation for DevOps, today announced it

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Chef Server 12.3.0 Release Announcement

Ohai Chefs! I’m happy to announce that Chef Server 12.3.0 is now available for download on the Chef Server Downloads Page and via our Apt/RPM repositories. Here are some highlights from this release: Node API change to include Policy support.

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Chef Compliance is now available on the AWS Marketplace

Ohai Chefs! We’re pleased to announce that our new Chef Compliance offering is now available in the AWS Marketplace.  Like our existing Chef Server AMI’s, there are seven AMI’s that come fully licensed in range of different node counts. These

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The Road to InSpec

On Tuesday, we announced the release of the InSpec infrastructure testing framework as part of the release of Chef Compliance. Today we would like to dive into how and why we decided to create InSpec, from its journey as a

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