Chef & Jenkins: Better Together
Chef Habitat changes the way applications are defined and deployed enabling automation teams to describe in code everything the application needs to be built, run, and managed. By standardizing this process, Chef Habitat provides a way to automate application deployment in even the most heterogeneous environments.
The Relevance Lab Chef Factory Advantage
The guest blog post below is written by Relevance Labs, one of our ChefConf Online Sponsors. Today, with Chef making their entire product stack open source, they will now have their own distribution that will be sold under a subscription arrangement. If you are a Chef user, upgrade to the latest version (16.2.
Upgrading the Chef Infra Client
Welcome back to the upgrading Chef Infra blog series! Over the past weeks we’ve talked about why you should upgrade and how to upgrade your cookbooks for compatibility through the use of cookstyle. Your cookbooks are now ready to function with the newest Chef Infra versions.
Chef Compliance + Rezilion Cloud Workload Protection = Desired State Enforcement
The guest blog post below is written by Rezilion, one of our ChefConf Online Sponsors. Legacy approaches to software compliance and security often involve preventive controls that are time-consuming and require manual processes and workflows.
Testing Windows DNS SIGRed Vulnerability with Chef InSpec
It’s not DNS. There’s no way it’s DNS. It was DNS. A system administrator’s haiku, many have uttered before. Today it rings true once again. CVE-2020-1350 is a vulnerability found in _all_ versions of Windows Server DNS back to 2003. Found by the folks at Checkpoint, this is a highly critical vulnerability.
DevSecOps: A big hill to climb
The blog below is a guest blog post written by Logz.io, one of our ChefConf Online sponsors. For those of you on the Sec (security) side of DevSecOps, DevOps is a cultural and philosophical change to facilitate business alignment and to deliver higher quality software faster.
What is Application Definition?
Application definition is the process of creating a codified operational runbook. It formalizes the process of describing in code everything an application needs to be built, run, and managed.
Cyber Security for Australian Government, National Critical Infrastructure providers and Enterprise using Chef Compliance
On Friday, June 19th 2020, the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called a snap press conference to reveal that the nation was under cyber-attack by a state-based actor.
Automated Application Rollback with Chef
This is a follow up to the post Automated Rollback the Ultimate Application Release Insurance Policy in which we discuss key implementation considerations related to application rollback and rollforward. Chef Habitat is an open-source automation solution that enables you to define, package and deliver your applications to any environment without rewriting or refactoring.