Supermarket.chef.io set to get an Infrastructure upgrade
Chef Supermarket, your gateway to finding the cookbooks best suited for your DevOps needs, is set to receive an upgrade to its infrastructure. In order to facilitate this upgrade, we will be migrating all content to new hardware. Early 2022 The outage will affect the Supermarket web application and all APIs that point to supermarket.chef.io. Supermarket is a very important content source for our community. We believe that this shift in the underlying infrastructure on which it is hosted is vital in ensuring we can serve you best in the long term.Read more
Now that we have wrapped up our hackathon and announced our winners, we thought it would be fun to dive into some of the details of the winning projects and share them with you. Again, these ideas were awesome. If you got a chance to tune into our live stream on Twitch or YouTube yesterday, you know that one of the projects is directly in line with a feature on the Chef Infra Client product roadmap. How cool!
Whether you’re new to Chef or an old pro, Test Kitchen can be a boon to anyone looking to dive into test-driven automation practices and rapid code development.
September 7-9, 2021 will mark the 10th annual ChefConf! The journey from 2012 to 2021 has been a ride full of excitement, sleepless nights, innovative talks, and all kinds of fun. From “Doing DevOps Right” to “Chef helps teams accelerate their DevOps journeys” this year, we have aimed to be a medium for thousands of DevOps and IT folks to learn, interact, and expand their knowledge through keynotes, technical sessions, networking, hack days, charitable events, and more. We thank all of the #ChefFriends in our community; you have been an integral part of the success of ChefConf.
A Microsoft publicly disclosed remote code execution zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2021-34527), now known as “PrintNightmare”, could allow attackers to run code, including malware or ransomware, and take full control of impacted vulnerable systems. Microsoft is urging Administrators to deploy the proper patches as quickly as possible or disable inbound remote printing until the patches can be applied.
Business needs are evolving continuously, and the growing challenges in IT management have led to the development and proliferation of newer software technologies. These technologies, designed to add speed and consistency, improve the overall productivity of various IT teams. One key aspect of concern as a business organization is often security.
The fourth instalment of the Shape-Up Your Infrastructure Webinar Series – “Custom Resources the building blocks of your cookbooks” Chef Infra Client includes more than 150 built-in resources to manage things like files, packages, templates, and services. Custom resources enable users to add their own resources as an extension of Chef Infra client.
Over time, Chef Infrastructure Automation has become more powerful. Be it creating your own custom resources to simplify writing cookbooks or implementing or monitoring real-time data across environments, there is a myriad of ways for you to make the best use of your infrastructure automation. This eBook covers key best practices for creating better automation.