The Ruby programming language has been around for more than two decades. It constantly features on the TIOBE Index, Stack Overflow Developer Survey, and GitHub State of the Octoverse as a popular programming language. While the last decade has seen hundreds of new programming languages emerge (and wither, for some), Ruby remains popular and relevant.
Chef Infra Client includes more than 150 built-in resources to manage files, packages, templates, and services. You can extend existing or create new resources via Custom Resources. These help you encapsulate logic so that the end-user does not need to worry about how to install or configure the application at a low level.
Product Announcement: New Chef Infra Server Automate Functionality and EOL Updates for Chef Manage and Backend
EOL Notice: The end-of-life (EOL) dates for Chef Manage 2.5.x+, Chef Backend 2.x have been extended from December 31, 2021 to December 31, 2022.
Today, I’m excited to announce the release of Chef Infra Client 17. Chef Infra Client 17 builds upon our efforts to make Chef Infra easier to use for a wider range of audiences and use cases. Chef Infra Client 17 includes increased platform coverage, improved cloud support, and improvements to our Chef Infra language.
Third installment of the Shape-Up Your Infrastructure Webinar Series – “Testing Chef Infra Cookbooks Fast with Docker”. It often seems like every day brings about a new mission-critical business application to manage. Each of these critical systems needs special attention as you build out your infrastructure automation. No one wants to push out that “simple” configuration change that causes a business outage.
On April 28th Tim Smith (AKA tas50) and I are hosting the launch of Chef Infra Client 17 (register here if you haven’t yet!). As part of the launch, we’re including a Community of Contributors Celebration. I’m excited to be able to start this new annual recognition program that acknowledges both internal and external contributors to Chef’s open-source projects.
Chef Infra Client 17 is on its way, simplifying how IT teams automate their infrastructure! The release of Chef Infra 17 is packed with features, upgrades and improvements, including adoption of Test Driven Development (TDD) practices. Chef is hosting a live launch event on Wednesday, April 28. We go live at 9:00 AM PT with a fun–packed, hour-long session featuring Chef Infra Product Manager, Tim Smith and Benny Vasquez, Chef Community and DevRel Manager.
Chef was built around a vibrant, innovative, and supportive community that helped shape the DevOps movement and usher in a series of automation capabilities to help organizations deliver infrastructure and applications quickly and securely. Today, Progress Software announced updates to the Chef portfolio and community program to build on that heritage.
It’s almost time to join the best DevOps event in the world: #ChefConf2021! If you have ever been part of a ChefConf, you know that our annual conference is a meeting place for some of the greatest minds in DevOps and DevSecOps. With the pandemic hitting the world in 2020, last year’s event went digital and we were amazed with the numerous positive reactions we received.