Building The Coded Enterprise

To compete in the modern economy, organizations across industries have had to develop competency in the digital domain. Customer-facing apps and digital experiences drive growth, while large scale software systems keep operations running efficiently.

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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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Erchef Comes to Hosted Chef

I’m very happy and quite proud to announce the successful deployment of erchef on Hosted Chef this week. Getting erchef into Hosted Chef has been a long and challenging project involving a good chunk of Opscode’s engineers.

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Chef Server 11.0.8 Released

We are happy to announce the release of Chef Server 11.0.8 containing a number of security and bug fixes as detailed below.

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Reflections on 5 years as an Open Source company

As we head in to our second (sold out! Woohoo!) #ChefConf, I find myself getting all misty eyed, nostalgic, and reflective.

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Turn it to 11: Upgrading From Chef 10

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this blog post recommended setting cookbook\_path to nil in the knife.rb file. That line has been removed, as it causes an error in newer version of knife/chef-client. Either do not set the cookbook\_path or do not set it to nil when following these instructions.

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Chef 11 Server: Up and Running

In this post, we’re going to look at how easy it is to get up and running with a Chef Server on a brand new Ubuntu 12.04 or CentOS 6.3 system. We’ll also explore the new Chef Server management tool, chef-server-ctl, and the new configuration file.

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The Making of Erchef, the Chef 11 Server

The Chef 11 Server provides significant improvements in terms of compute efficiency, scalability, and operability. We achieved these improvements by rewriting the API server in Erlang and switching the data store from CouchDB to PostgreSQL.

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Chef 11 Released!

We’re incredibly proud to share the latest major release of Chef with you. The Chef Client and Chef Server are now separate projects. We will be making separate but compatible releases moving forward. You can download both of them from the Chef download page.

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Chef for OpenStack in Boston and NYC

What better way to start 2013 than getting involved with Chef for OpenStack in Boston and New York City?

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