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ChefConf ’21: Online proved to be an action-packed three-day event. Catch up on all the highlights below

Piyushree Nagrale

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.

John Tonello

Any company that handles credit card data, especially in the United States, is subject to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and already knows how difficult and time-consuming PCI audits can be.

Alan Baptista

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We here at Chef believe that taking a “Everything-as-Code” approach will help Financial Service organizations to automate the configuration, automate the security or compliance of environments and automate the distribution of applications into heterogeneous environments.  Infrastructure-as-Code: is where Financial Services can automate the process of managing, provisioning and deploying necessary infrastructure resources.

Alan Baptista

Believe it or not, infrastructure configuration solutions like Chef have been around for more than 10 years now. Over those 10 years, Chef has continued to improve the functionality of Chef Infra, requiring clients to not only upgrade to a new version, but also update some of the associated automation they have built.

Heather Peyton

Edgenuity provides online learning and teacher resources and is used by 75% of U.S. school districts. Over the past five years, the company has seen explosive growth both organically and through acquisitions. In addition to mounting capacity challenges, they also faced gaps in the way they built, tested and deployed applications.

Piyushree Nagrale

I’m pleased to announce the release of a new Chef-approved certification program: Chef Principles.  This certification exam was built from the ground up to test your knowledge of Chef OSS tools, products, and solutions. It also provides a measuring stick against modern DevOps practices that we encourage within our community.

Rob Lauer

Since the acquisition of Chef by Progress there has been a lot of opportunity for us to intentionally make decisions around the amazing products that Chef provides. The same products that all members of the Chef Community (past, present, internal and external) have had a big part in shaping and building.

Sudhir Reddy

In case you missed it, here is a recap of our Roundtable – Compliance as Code Webinar. Organizations are struggling with balancing the need for speed of innovation delivery and the need for a secure environment to do so.

Alan Baptista

There is no doubt that DevSecOps practices accelerate the pace of digital transformation, but those same practices also introduce new challenges to maintaining compliance. Traditional compliance approaches risk slowing software delivery, exacerbating audit pain, and leaving organizations with an incomplete view of compliance posture.

Alan Baptista

With the end of 2020 fast approaching, ChefDK is nearing end-of-life status. Don’t panic just yet though, because we have a simple upgrade path that will give you even better functionality for managing Chef products.

Tim Smith

Today we are announcing the deprecation of Chef Infra Server 13, with the eventual end of life (EOL) date of June 30th, 2021. On the EOL date, all development will terminate and no new versions will be released.

Tim Smith
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