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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,

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

Energy Research Lab Deploys Chef

NREL to Automate and Secure Cloud Infrastructure, Empowering Faster and More Reliable Research Chef today announced the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has deployed Enterprise Chef™ to power vital energy research by harnessing the potential of cloud computing.

Security @Adobe Details Chef-Automated Security Testing

Our good friends at Adobe have been awesome about providing technical insight into their use of Chef in the past. Yesterday, their lead security strategist Peleus Uhley, continued this trend with a very informative blog detailing Chef-automated security testing in

Announcing Chef Support for HP Helion

We’re excited to announce the release of knife-hp  0.4.0, a major update to the plugin refactored to support the HP Helion Public Cloud version 13.5 release. HP’s API has changed to support a number of new OpenStack features (with many

Chef Joins Red Hat’s ManageIQ Community

This morning at the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, our friends at Red Hat announced their new ManageIQ Community, which aims to be a one-stop shop for open source cloud management, including governance, automation, and tons of content. Here’s what Joe

Guest Post: Google’s perspective on #ChefConf 2014

We were lucky to have some of the brightest minds in the industry join us this year at ChefConf 2014. GCE is a strategic infrastructure partner in the Chef portfolio and Eric Johnson from Google has been kind enough to share his

Tech Leaders Showcase Chef Support at #ChefConf 2014

Chef is Collaborating with AWS, Google, HP Cloud, IBM, Juniper, Microsoft, Rackspace, VMware, and Many More to Define how Businesses Deliver Software and Services to Customers SEATTLE – April 14, 2014 – In advance of #ChefConf 2014, Chef, the leader

Chef in the Clouds Part III: HP @ #ChefConf

We’ve talked previously about our full integration with HP Cloud Services to deliver full stack infrastructure automation for server provisioning and configuration management. HP partners with Chef for the continuous delivery of infrastructure and applications in the HP OpenStack™-based public

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