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A Plan for Microsoft SQL Server

If you develop or support applications on Windows, chances are that you have crossed paths or even worked deeply with Microsoft’s SQL Server database. In the 14 years I spent as a .Net developer, its by far the database I worked with most extensively. I’ve been using MySQL for all of my .

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Top 10 Chef Blog Posts of 2017

In 2017, we published more than 200 blog posts, highlighting major releases and announcements, partnerships and integrations, skill-building and how to articles, and more. Here are the top ten most viewed posts of 2017.

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2017 Habitat Year in Review

Wow. 2017 Is finally drawing to a close. Part of me feels like this year has stretched on forever, and part of me feels like I was looking at a 2016 calendar just yesterday.

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Packaging a .Net Windows Service Application

This post will demonstrate how to package a .Net Windows service application using Habitat. A Windows service application provides some interesting challenges to Habitat packaging because the application process is ultimately controlled by the Windows Service Control Manager (SCM). It runs outside of the Habitat Supervisor process tree.

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ChefConf 2018 CFP: Application Automation Track

ChefConf is the largest Chef community gathering and educational event for teams on the journey to becoming fast, efficient, and innovative software-driven organizations. In other words, you and your team! ChefConf 2018 will take place May 22-25 in Chicago, Illinois and we want you to present! The ChefConf call for presenters (CFP) is now open.

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Application Automation with Habitat and Kubernetes

Habitat, Chef’s next generation application automation framework, provides a powerful suite of integrated capabilities in service of seamlessly and continuously building, deploying, and running your application and the services that need to run to support and scale your application across a distributed infrastructure.

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Modernizing Deployments with Chef and Habitat at Media Temple

Media Temple has been a leading web hosting provider for nearly 20 years. As a Software Developer there, George Marshall is responsible for focusing on products that help their customers realize their goals in taking their ideas online. We recently interviewed George about how his team is using Chef and Habitat.

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Introducing Runtime Environment Variables

Today, we’d like to introduce a new feature for Habitat packages that should make it easier to create packages that work the way you want automatically without a lot of extra work from plan authors.

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Habitat container publishing to Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR)

Habitat Builder now supports publishing containers to Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR)! Habitat Builder enables users to programmatically build, export, and publish their applications and services to container registries.

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Habitat Discourse Migration

Hello inHabitants! In our perpetual effort to find better ways to keep our community connected, informed, and cared for we’ve made the decision to retire the Habitat Discourse Site and migrate to something we hope will be more useful.

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