Blog Archives

Validatorless Bootstraps

Starting with the Chef 12.2.0 Client there is no longer any need to use the validation key to provision new chef nodes with knife. Furthermore, all that needs to be done to take advantage of this feature is to delete

Standard Bank: Our DevOps Journey Blog Posts

For those of you who would like to read Standard Bank: Our DevOps Journey in its entirety, here are the blog posts. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6

Standard Bank: Our DevOps Journey – The Final Chapter (Part 6)

This is the sixth and final entry in our ongoing, bi-weekly series examining our customer Standard Bank’s DevOps journey. You can read the first entry here, the second entry here, the third entry here, the fourth entry here, and the fifth

Guest Post: Microsoft Announces Nano Server for Modern Apps and Cloud

This is a repost of a blog published today by our friends at Microsoft, including Jeffrey Snover, Distinguished Engineer and Lead Architect, Andrew Mason, Principal PM Manager, and Alan Back, Principal SWE Manager, who we have been working with extensively

Guest post: From zero to Chef and from Chef to the cloud

This is a guest post by Marco Meinardi from our friends at Flexiant. Let’s say you need to deliver and operate an application in the cloud, at scale and velocity. Chef is of course essential for providing the automation that

ChefConf Retrospective

ChefConf 2015 has officially wrapped up.  This year’s conference was chock full of exciting announcements, astute content, good times, and that special brand of unique Chef community camaraderie.  I have to admit, I’m having ChefConf withdrawals. My first day working

Operationalizing the network on target with F5 and Chef

This is a guest post from Lori Mac Vittie, Sr Product Manager, Emerging Technologies at F5. Operationalizing the network continues to be a driving force behind DevOps and SDN. The ability to solve real problems using programmability to automate and

Cloud Blueprints Give Developers Freedom to Innovate

This is a guest blog from Rodrigo Flores, managing director, Accenture Cloud Platform. Accenture joined Chef today in our new Partner Certification Program. As a community, cloud developers are not prone to follow specific directions to deliver an assignment. Like

ChefConf 2015 – Automate All Your Puns

This is a guest post from Robert Haynes, Marketing Solutions Architect at F5. It originally appeared on F5′s DevCentral site on March 30, 2015. Go here to read more about F5 and Chef’s work together. Chef turns infrastructure into code.

Chef Announces Chef Delivery, First Product for Continuous and Unified Delivery of Infrastructure and Applications

Company Extends Chef IT Automation Platform with Proven DevOps Workflow for Managing Change in Enterprise IT; Now Available through Invitation Program SEATTLE and SANTA CLARA, Calif. – April 1, 2015 – This week at ChefConf 2015, Chef, the leader in