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Introducing Cacher

“If you wish to make apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe”, and if you wish to build an app using the interpreted language framework of your choice, you usually have to install a whole universe of dependencies.

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Guest Post: Sensu Habitat Core Plans are Here

Sensu 2.0 and Habitat are both modern distributed systems, one for monitoring, the other for application packaging and deployment.

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Lifting and Shifting in Practice with Habitat

The world of application packaging and deployment can be viewed as a spectrum where at one end we have hand-crafted installation/run scripts on physical infrastructure and on the other are fully containerized applications making the most of cloud-native services.

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Migrating Legacy Windows Applications with Habitat

Two years ago, Chef launched Habitat as a way to enable application teams to build, deploy, and manage any application in any environment.

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Habitat Service Discovery: A Deep Dive

Habitat can seem like magic – allowing you to deploy and manage any app, anywhere, in the same way. It’s not magic, however, it’s deliberate, very well thought out technology. In Habitat, the application itself is the unit of automation.

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Chef Open Source Community News – July 2018

Here’s what happened in July across the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Chef This month we released Chef Client 14.3, the newest release in the Chef 14 series. Chef 14.3 introduces the concept of preview resources, adds several new resources, and cleans up the shell_out API. What is a preview resource, you ask?

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Packaging COTS Applications for Windows

Habitat application packaging typically falls into one of two main categories: Packaging applications built from source code developed in-house or available via open source. Packaging commercial off the shelf (COTS) applications usually purchased from a third party vendor.

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Chef at Google Next 2018

Chef will be at the Google Next 2018 conference in San Francisco, California, July 24-26. Google Next is where developers come together to share challenges, solutions, 10x ideas, and game-changing technologies. Google is a great partner of Chef and we’re always excited for opportunities to show how our technologies work well together.

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Microsoft’s Jeremy Winter at ChefConf: Stagnation is more dangerous than change

Do Change was the theme of ChefConf 2018, and Jeremy Winter, Partner Director – Azure Management and Security, personifies change throughout his career. During his 21 year career at Microsoft, Jeremy started as a developer, moved to running operations for Hotmail, and now runs program management for Azure Management and Security.

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Habitat, Google Container Registry (GCR) and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

This short post will explore how we can use Habitat and Google Container Registry to deploy a managed container to Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) with Habitat Operator already installed. The example we will be following is here. Checking this out reveals the following structure: $ tree hab-gcr-demo hab-gcr-demo ├── README.md ├── config │ ├── index.

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