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ChefDK 0.10.0 Released

Greetings!  We released ChefDK 0.10.0 today and it can be obtained from our downloads page. This release includes the following new/updated dependencies: InSpec version 0.9.2 Kitchen InSpec version 0.9.0 Knife Windows 1.1.1 Chef Provisioning 1.5.0 Chef Provisioning AWS 1.6.0 You

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New Chef Integrations for Oracle Cloud

This morning at OpenWorld, Oracle formally launched Oracle Cloud and Chef is proud to be a strategic DevOps partner with this new offering. Oracle Cloud, Oracle’s new public cloud offering, is well-positioned to meet the needs of enterprises wishing to

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Security Releases: Chef Client and Related Products (insecure file ownership)

Today we are announcing security releases of all supported versions of the Chef Client, ChefDK, Chef Container and the Push Jobs client. These releases address package ownership issues on Debian-based platforms. Platforms Ubuntu Linux Debian Linux Description Chef products installed

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Deutsche Telekom’s Enterprise DevOps Journey

This is a guest post by Shruti Bhat, Director Products at Ravello Systems While the debate rages on about DevOps for enterprises, one large enterprise brought together rock-solid quality of service and extreme agility to create a “best of worlds”

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Announcing Chef Support for HP Helion

We’re excited to announce the release of knife-hp  0.4.0, a major update to the plugin refactored to support the HP Helion Public Cloud version 13.5 release. HP’s API has changed to support a number of new OpenStack features (with many

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Guest Post: Google’s perspective on #ChefConf 2014

We were lucky to have some of the brightest minds in the industry join us this year at ChefConf 2014. GCE is a strategic infrastructure partner in the Chef portfolio and Eric Johnson from Google has been kind enough to share his

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Awesome Community Chef: Jon Cowie – “(Knife) Sporking Awesomeness”

Computers have fascinated Jon Cowie since he was little. So much so, that he dreamed of being a developer from an early age after encountering BASIC in old Atari magazines. He pursued this dream all the way through university, where

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Just Released – Update to Knife Plugin for Google Compute Engine

The folks at Google have just published a major update to “knife-google” plugin for Google Compute Engine. Included in this update is a removal of the “gcutil” tookit as an external dependency, meaning that knife-google users can talk directly to

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Announcing Chef for OpenStack Folsom

Chef for OpenStack provides a centralized, defined collection of code and best practices for using Chef to create and automate entire OpenStack infrastructures, as well as to launch entire application stacks on top of OpenStack clouds.

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Get a Preview of Chef’s Integration with Google Compute Engine

Leading up to the June launch of Google Compute Engine, the Opscode team spent several months working with Google to build out a knife plugin for the new IaaS offering. The prospect of combining the consistency and automation of a

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