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Chef Workflow at CenturyLink Cloud

Matt Wrock is a Principal Software Engineer at CenturyLink Cloud, where he works on data center automation. Many of you are already familiar with Matt from his blog Hurry Up and Wait! Matt writes about many aspects of software engineering,

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Chef’s Product team is pleased to announce the launch of, our new site for collecting and responding to product feedback.  The site hosts three feedback forums, one each for Chef, Analytics and Delivery.  The Delivery forum is currently invite-only

Posted in analytics, announcements, chef, community, Delivery, engineering

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

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Chef Supports AWS in New AWS Pop-Up Loft in New York

We’re very excited to announce we are once again supporting our friends at AWS in bringing the wildly popular AWS Pop-up Loft to New York. Building on the success of the Pop-up Loft in San Francisco, we’re joining with Intel

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System Archaeology Through Testing

As you may be aware, I have been working on a Chef audit-mode cookbook that implements the CIS Benchmarks. I recently added coverage for Ubuntu 14.04. In this post, I want to share a discovery about OS-level configuration that is

Posted in catv, chef, security

Chef and Microsoft – DevOps party at Ignite

Last week we spent a week in Chicago at Microsoft’s biggest user event.  The ‘new’ Microsoft came through loud and clear with a message rooted in multi-platform, open source, and DevOps. If you’re a Chef user, interested in DevOps, or

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Chef + Microsoft Nano Server = Building Lightweight Infrastructure

As many of you know, we’ve been working extensively with the Microsoft team across Windows Server, Microsoft Azure, Visual Studio, and overall go-to-market efforts. Our collaboration continues this week at Microsoft’s BUILD conference in San Francisco, where we’re showcasing our

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Chef 11.18.12 Released

Ohai Chefs, We’ve just released Chef 11.18.12. This release updates OpenSSL to 1.0.1m, solving the issues listed in the recent security announcement. Wait… You skipped 11.18.8 and 11.18.10 I found minor issues with both of these releases (failing Windows tests,

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Announcing ChefConf 2016 – Coming to Austin, TX!

On the heels of our most awesome ChefConf yet, we’re incredibly excited to announce ChefConf 2016, coming to Austin, TX, May 9-11, 2016! A central hub for the freshest in music, art, culture, food, and now, DevOps, Austin is the

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Chef Client 12.3.0 Released

Ohai Chefs! We’ve just released Chef Client 12.3.0. This release includes bug fixes as well couple of new goodies… we hope you enjoy them. You can check out the CHANGELOG for a full set of the changes. What’s New Socketless Chef Zero Local

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