This is just a short and sweet video cooked up by the Opscode 'Ninja Strike Squad' about why one might want to use Chef, an open source data center and cloud...
0 replies - 3419 views - 10/27/11 by Mitch Pronschinske in Videos
Bill Gates AMA
If you haven't already done so, you should check out the comments from Bill Gates' AMA. My favorite part was when someone asked...
0 replies - 4128 views - 02/12/13 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
Opscode’s Chef is an open-source automation framework for the cloud,
involving ‘recipes’ that can be triggered by events such as servers
0 replies - 2663 views - 10/12/12 by Trevor Parsons in Articles
At work we have the notion of multiple
environments. Dev (used by the developers), Staging (used for showcasing
stories), QA/Testing (used by testers) and...
0 replies - 5211 views - 09/07/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
People consider Chef as a configuration management tool. You specify the state using the infrastructure DSL that Chef provides. You just apply yoru...
0 replies - 5942 views - 08/26/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
It can be finicky business to keep a production server running.
You have to ensure the operating system and any other dependent
software is properly...
0 replies - 15420 views - 07/25/12 by Martin Fowler in Articles
A recent question on Twitter prompted me to write a quick
blog post about managing cron jobs. As more and more people want to
0 replies - 4017 views - 07/23/12 by Gareth Rushgrove in Articles
If you are starting to use Puppet or Chef, you must have Vagrant.
Learning Puppet can be a tedious task, getting up the master, agents,
writing your first...
0 replies - 6791 views - 04/20/12 by Carlos Sanchez in Articles
These are the things I'm trying out to keep their Chef codebases (and the infrastructure they control) in shape:
0 replies - 5255 views - 04/19/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
It’s been a couple heated weeks on the devops front. In part due, again, to the NoOps debacle (see Cockcroft’s post and Allspaw’s reply) and for the...
0 replies - 6026 views - 04/08/12 by Spike Morelli in Articles
Its been more than a year since we have adopted Chef
for ThoughtWorks. We use Chef not only for configuration management but
also for provisioning...
0 replies - 5731 views - 03/31/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
Configuration management is a hot topic these days. Chef is one of
the more popular choices, and does a fairly good job helping you
0 replies - 4096 views - 03/26/12 by Geoffrey Papilion in Articles
0 replies - 14197 views - 03/22/12 by James Betteley in Book Reviews
I have a gripe with almost every configuration management tool I’ve
used. I’m most familiar with chef, but I’ve used puppet a bit, so I
1 replies - 4688 views - 03/05/12 by Geoffrey Papilion in Articles
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Ok, enough silliness. For the next few sentences...
0 replies - 6512 views - 02/20/12 by Matthew Macdona... in Articles