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On Joining Chef

As many of you in the Community have seen by now, I recently joined Chef as a Vice President (more on what in particular I will be up to in a minute). I first came across the open source Chef

Welcome More New Chefs!

Continuing our series of updates on the new Chefs joining our engineering corps., we have another group of three delightful folks who have come on board.

“Enjoy the Work”: Finding the work/life balance

Recently MongoDB CEO Max Schireson wrote a compelling and personal blog about why he was stepping down as the company’s CEO. Max’s post on his struggle to find balance with his professional and personal lives sparked conversation here at Chef,

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

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

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

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