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Automating Heterogeneous Environments 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 Now Available on AWS

Collaboration Between Chef and AWS Enables Businesses to Use Automation, Cloud, and DevOps Practices to Rapidly and Safely Deliver Customer Value Through Software SEATTLE & NEW YORK – July 9, 2015 – From the AWS Summit – New York, Chef,

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Chef Client 12.4.1 Released

Ohai Chefs, We’ve just released Chef Client 12.4.1. This release fixes regressions that were in Chef Client 12.4.0. I’ve listed the changes that below: #3605 Rework Resource#action to match 12.3 API #3586 Fix bug preventing light weight resources from being

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Greetings from the lab

Ohai, Chefs! This is my first post on the Chef blog, and I’m thrilled to be part of this fantastic community of innovators. It was great to meet so many of you at ChefConf 2015, where I spoke in the

Posted in analytics, awesome chefs, chef, community, cookbooks, culture

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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Introducing feedback.chef.io

Chef’s Product team is pleased to announce the launch of feedback.chef.io, 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

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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

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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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