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Learn how Scholastic migrated to AWS with Chef automation

Daryn McCool was nice enough to share the story of Scholastic’s major IT modernization initiative with us. It was a great opportunity to have an enterprise customer walk through their journey to the cloud. If you are considering an IT modernization

Webinar: Migrating Enterprise IT to AWS

Here at Chef we have the privilege to share all kinds of innovation, community news and compelling events with you via the blog. I’m particularly happy to invite you to a webinar we’re hosting this week with Scholastic. If you

Getting Ready for Chef + PowerShell DSC

Today we’d like to share the Supermarket debut of the PowerShell DSC cookbook for Chef, an early preview of Chef integration with PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) on Windows. This cookbook allows you to author recipes using any DSC resources

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,

Deutsche Telekom’s Enterprise DevOps Journey

This is a guest post by Shruti Bhat, Director Products at Ravello Systems While the debate rages on about DevOps for enterprises, one large enterprise brought together rock-solid quality of service and extreme agility to create a “best of worlds”

Live from DockerCon

Today we joined our friends at Docker for their user conference – DockerCon 2014. There’s a ton going on at the show today and tomorrow, including Docker announcing its first production-ready version, Docker 1.0. Of course, your friendly Chefs are

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

Chef & VMware Integration

VMware joined us at #ChefConf 2014 as a Gold sponsor and speaker. We’re working with VMware to jointly improve our offering as showcased at ChefConf. VMware’s vCloud Application Director (vCAD) lets you build deployment blueprints with a drag and drop