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ChefConf 2015: DevOps, Velocity, and Community

ChefConf 2015 welcomed 1500 attendees and 42 sponsors over our four day event. If you weren’t able to attend or just want to relive it all over again, here are a few of the highlights: Keynotes: Chef Style DevOps Kung Fu:

Chef Audit Mode: CIS Benchmarks

Today we’ve released an initial version of audit-cis. This is an “audit mode only” cookbook that runs on a node to check for compliance with The Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmark for a specific platform. This release targets CentOS

#HugOps and Community Post-ChefConf

This post originally appeared on Medium. ChefConf 2015 is a wrap, and most of the community has returned home. For those of you not familiar with the conference, it’s the gathering of hundreds of Chef community members. We get together

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

Chef Announces Record Growth as Enterprises Embrace DevOps

Incremental Recurring Revenue Grows 192 Percent and Average Revenue Per New Customer Increases More Than 200 Percent Year-Over-Year in Q4 2014; ChefConf 2015 Convenes Thousands of Developers and IT Leaders; Company Introduces New Flagship Product; Announces DevOps Practice; Launches New

Chef Reporting 1.3.0 Released

Hello Chefs, I’m pleased to announce that Chef Reporting 1.3.0 is now available. This release includes an update to OpenSSL, a command to clean historical reporting data, and an update to the Erlang runtime. OpenSSL update This release updates the

Chef Management Console 1.11.4 Release

Manage 1.11.4 is now available from the Chef downloads site. This release includes updated OpenSSL software for a non-critical security issue, as well as fixes for bugs in Reporting that happen when you select the same start and end date. As

Chef Server 12.0.7 Released

Hello Chefs, I’m pleased to announce that Chef Server 12.0.7 is now available. Aside from some behind-the-scenes build improvements, it has two major updates over the previous release: The minimum set of Policyfile endpoints necessary to upload a policy and

Chef Client 12.2.0 Released

Ohai Chefs, Update Sat Mar 28 00:28:04 UTC 2015: Chef 12.2.0 has a regression that will prevent you from running chef-client in situations where the HOME environment variable is unset. This will likely break anybody running chef-client as a service. We are

Chef Server 12.0.6 Released

Today we’re pleased to announce that Chef Server 12.0.6 has been released. This update contains the latest OpenSSL 1.0.1m along with further bug fixes and API improvements. OpenSSL 1.0.1m While the Chef Server and other Chef products that ship with