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Join us at VMworld 2015

VMworld 2015 kicks of in San Francisco, CA, on August 31, and your #cheffriends will be out in force. Visit us at booth 2523 to talk Chef, automation, DevOps, and, of course, share some #hugops. We’re also participating in a

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Chef and DevOps at JustGiving

JustGiving is the world’s largest fundraising platform. In the last twelve months, JustGiving has helped tens of millions of people raise over $700,000,000 dollars. This post describes how JustGiving uses Chef and DevOps to help manage its infrastructure and create

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Notes from the Lab: Community Cookbooks Survey Results

In the final post in our series on the Community Cookbooks Survey, we turn it over to Nicole to report the results. To catch up on how the project began and the science behind it, see these posts here and

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Chef to Support IBM’s Linux on z Systems

Chef 12 Client and Server Will Integrate with Enterprise Linux on IBM’s Mainframe, Extending Companies’ Ongoing Engineering Collaboration SEATTLE – August 17, 2015 – Chef, the leader in automation for DevOps, today announced it is collaborating with IBM to deliver

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Notes from the Lab: Developing and Validating the Community Cookbooks Survey

This is the second in a series of posts that tell the behind-the-scenes story of the Chef Community Cookbooks Survey—how the project began, the science behind it, and what the results showed. In this post, we talk to Dr. Nicole

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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

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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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