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DSC… WHAT IS IT FOR, REALLY?

This was originally posted on stevenmurawski.com. An email recently came across one of the mailing lists I subscribe to. I wanted to share my answer here, because this is an important discussion. Is DSC for Setup or Management? Yes (notice, it’s

Windows Automation Testing w/Chef by @mwrockx

Our friend Matt Wrock, a software engineer at CenturyLink Cloud, recently wrote a tremendous “how to” blog on Windows automation testing using Chef, Vagrant, and Test Kitchen. Matt writes: I work for CenturyLink Cloud and infrastructure automation is front and

Guest editorial: “How to find your continuous delivery rhythm” by Jez Humble

The third entry from our upcoming collection of editorials entitled The Quiet Revolutionaries comes from our friend Jez Humble, author of the book Continuous Delivery and principal at ThoughtWorks. Jez examines how the lower cost of product development means companies

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 –

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

Guest Editorial: “Build fast, then build right” by Kate Matsudaira

The second entry from our upcoming collection of editorials entitled The Quiet Revolutionaries comes from our friend Kate Matsudaira, founder of popforms. Kate takes a look at the various degrees of speed and scale at play in IT today, and

Highlights from Velocity 2014

We had a ton of fun at Velocity last week! Thank you to all those who stopped by our booth, our hack, our sessions, or stopped us in the hallway for a chat. And thank you to the whole O’Reilly

#ChefTalks: Culture and Diversity in DevOps w/Rachel Chalmers and Jez Humble

Today we have another video in our ongoing #ChefTalks video series. Once again, Rachel Chalmers and Jez Humble are providing fresh perspectives and insights into culture, diversity, and change in IT. The below video provides a quick look at culture

#ChefTalks: “Realities of Cultural Change” w/ Jez Humble and Rachel Chalmers

We’re continuing our new series of #ChefTalks videos with an insightful segment from Jez Humble and Rachel Chamlers. In today’s video, Jez and Rachel discuss the challenges and realities of cultural change within organizations. With clear and informed perspectives, this

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