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#cheffriends at Velocity Santa Clara 2015

The Velocity Conference holds a special place in the hearts of Awesome Chefs everywhere. For many of us, DevOps was born with John Allspaw and Paul Hammond’s 10+ Deploys Per Day at Velocity 2009. Since then, Chef founders, employees, and

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Awesome Community Chef – Kavita Sachdeva

ChefConf 2015 was awesome for so many reasons, including our first ever Diversity Scholarship program, designed to give those underrepresented in the Chef Community an opportunity to take part in the conference with free passes. Kavita Sachdeva was one of

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ChefDK 0.6.0 Released!

Hi Chefs, We've released ChefDK 0.6.0, which you can find on our downloads page. This release has three changes from ChefDK 0.5.1: New chef provision command. Berkshelf is upgraded to 3.2.4 Kitchen Vagrant is upgraded to 0.18.0 Chef Provision Command

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Chef Management Console 1.13.0 Release

Manage 1.13.0 is now available from the Chef downloads site. This release adds a session_timeout setting that lets you force users’ sessions to end after a specified number of minutes. See the manage.rb documentation for all available settings. As always you

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Chef and Microsoft – DevOps party at Ignite

Last week we spent a week in Chicago at Microsoft’s biggest user event.  The ‘new’ Microsoft came through loud and clear with a message rooted in multi-platform, open source, and DevOps. If you’re a Chef user, interested in DevOps, or

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Empowering students with automation and cloud tech at Cal Poly Pomona

This is a guest post from Awesome Chef Jessica DeVita, who is also a technical evangelist at Microsoft. On May 1st, nearly 50 students and faculty gathered at Cal Poly Pomona for a cloud computing workshop to mark the beginning

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ChefDK 0.5.1 Released

Greetings! Just a quick note here – we released ChefDK 0.5.1 which contains a fix for the chef diff command raising an undefined_method error. It also updates the embedded Chef from version 12.2.1 to 12.3.0. This fixes the issue I

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Chef 11.18.12 Released

Ohai Chefs, We’ve just released Chef 11.18.12. This release updates OpenSSL to 1.0.1m, solving the issues listed in the recent security announcement. Wait… You skipped 11.18.8 and 11.18.10 I found minor issues with both of these releases (failing Windows tests,

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ChefDK 0.5.0 Released

Greetings! We have released ChefDK 0.5.0.  It can be downloaded for all supported systems at The full list of changes is available in the changelog, but I wanted to highlight some noteable changes below: Policyfiles Native API Mode This release adds

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Announcing ChefConf 2016 – Coming to Austin, TX!

On the heels of our most awesome ChefConf yet, we’re incredibly excited to announce ChefConf 2016, coming to Austin, TX, May 9-11, 2016! A central hub for the freshest in music, art, culture, food, and now, DevOps, Austin is the

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