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Announcing InSpec 3.0

We’re excited to announce the release of InSpec 3.0! Since the last major revision of InSpec in February, InSpec has been downloaded 49270 times, we’ve merged more than 330 pull requests from 85 contributors, and added dozens of new resources. The 3.0 release includes a ton of bug fixes, usability improvements, and additional platform support.

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End-of-Life Announcement for DRBD-based HA support in Chef Server

Today we are announcing the end-of-life date for support of the DRBD (Distributed Replicated Block Device) High Availability feature of Chef Server to be March 31, 2019. The DRBD HA topology has been deprecated for over two years, since the release of Chef HA (also known as Chef Backend) and Chef Server 12.9.

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Chef Open Source Community News – September 2018

Here’s this month’s round up of what happened in September across the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Chef This month’s release of Chef 14 is Chef 14.5.33, which includes two new resources: windows_workgroup, which allows you to modify the system’s Windows workgroup, and locale, which sets the system locale.

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Introducing Chef Workstation in Azure Cloud Shell

At ChefConf 2018 in May, we announced the availability of InSpec in Azure Cloud Shell, allowing users to run InSpec scans anywhere they can connect from their Azure subscription. All without ever needing to install software on their local machine.

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InSpec compliance profiles for Azure’s CIS Benchmark and Azure Cloud Scanner in Chef Automate 2.0

InSpec by Chef is a powerful “compliance as code” tool powered by an ever growing number of compliance profiles and target resources. It enables users to achieve continuous compliance across their IT environments.

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In Search of Speed: The State of Applications

We are very pleased to announce the results from Chef’s 2018 State of Applications Survey. Earlier this year, we partnered with Dimensional Research to survey 347 applications and IT operations professionals worldwide on the topic of application build and release processes.

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Happy 10th Anniversary Chef

Today is 10 years from the day that Chef became a company (at the time, as OpsCode). What started as a consulting company with many of my best friends (Nathan Haneysmith, Barry Steinglass, and Joshua Timberman, our first employee), eventually became the Chef we all know and love.

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Chef Automate Incident Creation application with ServiceNow

Today I’m excited to announce that we’ve released our first app in the ServiceNow store: Chef Automate Incident Creation.

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Announcing Chef Support for Azure DevOps

Today we are excited to support the launch of Azure DevOps (formerly Visual Studio Team Services and Team Foundation Server).

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Announcing the closure of the CBGB

When we announced the Chef Board of Governance (CBGB) in late 2015, our aims were to: Provide a forum for individuals, users, and companies to discuss the issues within the CBGB Scope. Provide guidance and input to Leadership, and where possible, present a consistent and consolidated opinion from the broader Chef community.

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