Chef Infra Best Practices: #7 Chef Workstation: One Click a Way from Everything
Chef Workstation helps automate infrastructure configuration and security policies by allowing you to: - Improve the quality of code - Reduce time spent on writing and performing tests - Reduce deployment windows by quickly delivering on-demand DevTest environments If you are still on ChefDK, move to Workstation now!
The Secret Is Out: Chef & Akeyless Join Forces To Accelerate DevSecOps
Chef recently joined industry-leading speakers from Progress Software and Akeyless at ChefConf '21. They discussed the importance and complexities of Secrets Management and Zero Trust access in large enterprise environments. The session "Secrets Management in Complex Environments at Scale" is now available on-demand.
Chef Infra 101: The Road to Best Practices
In this blog post, you’ll take a look at some practices that can help you get a running start with your Chef automation and the principle of Policy as Code. It’s intended for any IT professional or Chef newcomer.
Community Spotlight: September 2021
In April (as part of the live launch of Chef Infra Client 17) we re-launched the Community Recognition program. As an expansion of that, we’re adding Community Spotlights! Every 3 months we’ll be selecting the top contributors in Slack, GitHub, and Discourse for their hard work and commitment to the community. This is a small way for us to say thank you for all the hard work you are doing in the community. Building, contributing, and supporting others takes time.
Chef Infra Best Practices: #6 Automated Cookbook Testing with GitHub Actions
GitHub Actions offer certain important benefits and when used alongside Chef can yield some amazing outcomes. Let’s discuss some of the most important ones in this blog. -Linting -Unit Testing -Integration Testing -Issue Management
5 Reasons to Join the $60k "Automate for Good" Hackathon
Whether you’re a college student or a seasoned professional, opportunities to learn new skills and explore new, cutting-edge tech are few and far in between. One of the tech industry’s most solid tools for fostering innovation and collaboration continues to be the hackathon. Here are five reasons why you shouldn’t miss Chef’s “Automate for Good” hackathon.
The Need to Automate Endpoint Management as Your IT Fleet Scales
Swamped with tickets from employees? Resolving a security incident? Are you trying to figure out how to generate reports for the upcoming audit? While an IT Administrator must deal with all of these, they also need to work on other planned projects. IT teams could manage their endpoints with existing tools for a small fleet of devices, but challenges arise when the device fleet scales.
Manage Your IT Resource Fleet at Scale Through Automation
The digital transformation accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic has led organizations to rethink their initiatives and plan newer, advanced means to address challenges associated with business service delivery and seamless customer experiences as business complexities and user expectations grow.
Everything You Might Have Missed at ChefConf ’21: Online
ChefConf ’21: Online proved to be an action-packed three-day event. Catch up on all the highlights below