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Webinar: How Scholastic Migrated to AWS with Chef

We’ve got a very cool webinar lined up in a month’s time. On Thur., Aug. 21, at 10 am PT/1 pm ET, our friend Daryn McCool, Manager of eCommerce and Digital Engineering for Scholastic, the world’s largest children’s books publisher,

Web-Scale IT is here

The way we consume goods and services has fundamentally changed. Thanks to companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google, we expect delightful, intuitive, always-on digital experiences. And it’s not just consumers. Businesses have the same expectations. The web innovators changed the

Chef Reports Surge in Business and New Platform Features as Enterprises Shift to Web-Scale IT

Company’s Q2 Incremental Recurring Revenue Grows 182 Percent Year-Over-Year with a Quarterly Record Number of New Customers New Chef Capabilities for Automated Infrastructure Testing, Container Integration, and an Analytics Platform Bring Benefits of Web-Scale IT to the Enterprise SEATTLE –

Meet the Chef Analytics Platform

The Chef analytics platform is a premium feature of Chef. It provides real-time visibility into what is happening on your Chef server and is the latest in a growing suite of features that will provide a comprehensive view of your

Release: Chef Container 0.2.0 (beta)

This week, Chef released a version of the Chef client that can run inside a Linux container. This container-friendly client is called chef-container. In this post we’ll give you an introduction to chef-container, its purpose and its components. We’ll also

Rally Software Unifies Developers and IT Operations with Chef to Rapidly Deliver New Services

Software Management Provider Chooses Chef to Automate Virtualized Infrastructure, Accelerate Application Development, and Tighten Customer Feedback Loop SEATTLE – July 15, 2014 – Chef, the leader in web-scale IT automation, today announced that Rally Software, a leading global provider of

Is the Chef learning curve worth it?

This post is comes from Steven Murawski, Chef’s newest Technical Community Manager and Instructor. It originally appeared on Steven’s blog here. Wow.. I haven’t even had my first day at Chef and I’ve landed a doozy of a question from

Novartis Conducts 39 Yrs of Computing in 11 Hours w/Cycle Computing and Chef

Back in February of last year, we wrote a post about how our friends at Cycle Computing put Chef 11 through its paces with a big compute project for a huge pharmaceutical company. Of course, at the time we couldn’t

Managing Users and SSH Keys in a Hybrid World

Managing users is one of the contrived (but applicable) examples we use in Chef Fundamentals training to help onboard new Chefs to the idea of writing data-driven cookbooks. Whenever I run a training class, I typically end that module by

Welcome (more) New Chefs!

Continuing our series of posts on new engineering (or engineering-related) additions to the Chef team, today we’re highlighting a number of folks who joined over the past week.

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