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Darwin, Dodd-Frank and the Lean Enterprise

What are the biggest ideas that will shape 21st Century companies? Opinions vary, but here’s my nomination for the top three: Natural Selection. The basic idea is that, over many iterations, the fittest are selected, and the weak wither away.

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DevOps: You keep using that word…

These days there are lots of folks talking about DevOps. We read about DevOps in the Wall Street Journal, CIO Magazine, and in endless Gartner and Forrester reports. We’re told we must have DevOps for our organization to survive against

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Omnibus-ctl: What is it and what can it do for you?

Are you building software with Chef Omnibus? Do your packages need to run multiple runit services? Then Omnibus-ctl may be for you! Omnibus-ctl is a massively useful tool you can use to run common commands in Chef Omnibus packages. What is

Posted in chef, community, developers, devops, engineering

#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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Chef Supports AWS in New AWS Pop-Up Loft in New York

We’re very excited to announce we are once again supporting our friends at AWS in bringing the wildly popular AWS Pop-up Loft to New York. Building on the success of the Pop-up Loft in San Francisco, we’re joining with Intel

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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

Posted in announcements, APAC, chef, chefconf, community, culture, devops, EMEA, events

Chef + Splunk – an integrated solution for DevOps

This is a guest post by Jon Rooney, Director of Developer Marketing at Splunk Two weeks ago at ChefConf, the Chef team announced an integrated app for Splunk to gain real-time insights from your Chef infrastructure. The Chef Analytics App

Posted in analytics, chef, chefconf, community, devops, partners

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:

Posted in analytics, chefconf, community, customers, devops, events

Standard Bank: Our DevOps Journey Blog Posts

For those of you who would like to read Standard Bank: Our DevOps Journey in its entirety, here are the blog posts. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6

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Standard Bank: Our DevOps Journey – The Final Chapter (Part 6)

This is the sixth and final entry in our ongoing, bi-weekly series examining our customer Standard Bank’s DevOps journey. You can read the first entry here, the second entry here, the third entry here, the fourth entry here, and the fifth

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