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Reflecting on re:Invent 2014

As I flew back to Seattle from AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, I couldn’t help but think about how automation and the cloud have really become the new normal in IT.  And when I say “cloud,” I mean cloud as

Chef Launches Policy-Based Provisioning

Company Delivers Industry’s First Policy-Based Orchestration for Automating the Creation and Management of Compute Resources in Data Centers and the Cloud Chef to Demonstrate New Provisioning Capability at AWS re:Invent SEATTLE & LAS VEGAS — November 12, 2014 — Today

Chef is going BIG at AWS re:Invent

AWS re:Invent is just around the corner and all of us here at Chef are pretty fired up.  The show is sold out, so hopefully you were able to snag tickets. The biggest cloud event of the year will be

Chef Bootcamps @ AWS Pop-Up Loft

A couple weeks ago we teamed with our friends at Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the reopening of the AWS Pop-Up Loft. The Loft offers us a unique opportunity to connect with and support any and everyone looking to make

Chef Teams with AWS, Brings DevOps to the Pop-Up Loft

We’re excited to announce we’ve joined with our friends at Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the reopening of the AWS Pop-Up Loft, which had a very successful run earlier this year. Chef is joining AWS to bring DevOps and IT

Chef demonstrates vCloud Air integration at VMworld 2014

We’re pumped for VMworld this week, especially because our own Matt Ray is taking part in a cool joint demo with our friends at VMware. Tomorrow (8/26) at 4 pm PT, Matt is joining Jay Marshall from VMware in demonstrating

Webinar: How Scholastic Migrated to AWS with Chef

We’ve got a very cool webinar lined up in a month’s time. On Thur., Aug. 21, at 10 am PT/1 pm ET, our friend Daryn McCool, Manager of eCommerce and Digital Engineering for Scholastic, the world’s largest children’s books publisher,

Novartis Conducts 39 Yrs of Computing in 11 Hours w/Cycle Computing and Chef

Back in February of last year, we wrote a post about how our friends at Cycle Computing put Chef 11 through its paces with a big compute project for a huge pharmaceutical company. Of course, at the time we couldn’t

Managing Users and SSH Keys in a Hybrid World

Managing users is one of the contrived (but applicable) examples we use in Chef Fundamentals training to help onboard new Chefs to the idea of writing data-driven cookbooks. Whenever I run a training class, I typically end that module by

Energy Research Lab Deploys Chef

NREL to Automate and Secure Cloud Infrastructure, Empowering Faster and More Reliable Research Chef today announced the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has deployed Enterprise Chef™ to power vital energy research by harnessing the potential of cloud computing.