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!
Automation has become the modern cornerstone of IT resource management. The days of manually managing hundreds or thousands of desktops and laptops are long gone. Or are they? The reality is many organizations are still dealing with a mish-mash of legacy processes for deploying, managing, and securing large fleets of IT resources.
This week Progress Software announced a number of new capabilities across the Chef portfolio meant to accelerate time to value for our customers. With the acquisition close earlier this month, Chef became part of Progress and adds DevSecOps capabilities and expertise that help organizations succeed with their digital efforts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.