The Pathway to a New World Skills Validation Program
About a year ago, I talked about how we were going to refresh the Chef Certification program, and the need to update it to match our modernised product line up. Since then a lot has happened, both at Chef Software and in the world in general.
Chef is Now a Part of Progress
I can’t wait to see what Progress and Chef can do together. Chef is already the industry’s preeminent DevOps and DevSecOps technology leader and has helped drive digital transformation for developers and Fortune 500 customers. Progress is a trusted provider of the leading products to develop, deploy and manage high-impact business systems.
Product Announcement: Chef Infra Server 14 Now Available
Chef Infra Server acts as an enterprise hub for configuration data. Chef Infra Server stores cookbooks, the policies that are applied to nodes, and metadata that describes each registered node that is being managed by Chef.
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.
Chef Habitat Joins the Greater Chef Community
Chef Habitat is an open-source automation product for defining, packaging, and delivering applications to any environment, regardless of operating system or platform. Habitat was launched by Chef as a new project with its own stand-alone community site (habitat.sh) in 2016.
The Fourth Chapter of Chef Has Arrived: Progress to Purchase Chef
Chefs, We are excited to announce that Chef has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Progress. We expect the transaction to be finalized over the next 30 days or so and, once completed, Chef will become an integral part of Progress.
Chef Recognized for “Class-leading” Governance and Compliance Features in Forrester Wave report
On August 10, 2020, Chef was named a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Infrastructure Automation Platforms, Q3 2020. In particular, the Forrester report stated: “Chef Software’s solution is a good fit for customers that want class-leading governance and compliance features.
Consistent, Secure Machine Identities at DevOps Speed
Identity is the new perimeter. Now, cloud services, containers, service meshes and container orchestration platforms all rely on machine identities such as X.509 TLS certificates for secure machine-to-machine communication. However, it’s not always easy for developers to include strong machine identities in the fast-paced environments they work in every day.
Why integrate Chef and DNSimple?
Chef automates infrastructure, and DNSimple automates domain management. By combining forces, you can use Chef-Infra’s consistency guarantees to ensure system naming is done properly across your entire infrastructure, even if you are running it across a heterogeneous collection of hosts. At DNSimple, we use Chef Infra to automate our global infrastructure of DNS servers.