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Cloud Security Assessments in AWS

In our most recent webinar, Cloud Security Assessment for AWS Instances, we took a look at how Chef can help to secure environments in Amazon Web Services.

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A journey with Habitat on Amazon ECS, part 2

In the first part of this series we got the Chef Automate Pilot container stack up and running on ECS. Now let’s make it survive termination of any container or EC2 instance without losing data by adding AWS RDS, EFS and Elasticsearch.

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A journey with Habitat on Amazon ECS, part 1

Amazon’s ECS (EC2 Container Service) provides a compelling offering to developers and operators who are already very comfortable with AWS and its tooling. In this series of posts I explore deployment strategies for Containerized applications built using Habitat on ECS. The mission: Taking an application stack from “works on my laptop” to “works in production”.

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Rule the cloud with Chef Automate and AWS

Last week at re:Invent, Amazon Web Services CTO, Werner Vogels unveiled AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate during his keynote. We here at Chef are super excited and the initial reception has been amazing! Previously, I covered what’s inside the new offering from a technical perspective.

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Inside the new AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate service

We’re excited about this morning’s announcement at AWS re:Invent unveiling the new AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate service. This service helps anyone get started quickly with Chef Automate in a low-risk low-friction way with all the benefits you’d expect from any native AWS service.

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Habitat and Amazon Elastic Container Service

I was fortunate to present to the AWS Sydney North User Group on the topic “Build Better Containers for ECS with Habitat” (slides here). Since I was new to using Habitat and Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) I documented my findings.

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Announcing Chef Server High Availability and Replication

Today I’m thrilled to announce two new add-ons for Chef Server 12: Chef Server High Availability and Chef Server Replication. These two features are among the most-frequently requested product enhancements and allow customers to geographically distribute highly-available Chef server clusters while maintaining a single view for Chef content – cookbooks, roles, environments, and data bags.

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Learn how Scholastic migrated to AWS with Chef automation

Daryn McCool was nice enough to share the story of Scholastic’s major IT modernization initiative with us. It was a great opportunity to have an enterprise customer walk through their journey to the cloud. If you are considering an IT modernization project or looking for best practices in the community, I’d recommend watching the webinar.

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