Topic: chef

ChefConf 2018 focuses on application-centric application release automation

Chef announced a number of new updates designed to bring businesses beyond infrastructure-centric configuration management. The company released Chef Automate 2.0, Chef Application Automation and Chef Compliance Automation at its annual conference ChefConf 2018 in Chicago today. “The race to modernize IT by deploying and managing new and legacy applications in multiple environments is greatly … continue reading

Chef announces InSpec 2.0 with new DevSecOps capabilities

Chef has announced the latest release of its compliance automation tool. InSpec 2.0 is designed to accelerate DevSecOps with cross-functional, infrastructure, security, assessment, and remediation features. “InSpec 2.0 builds on our commitment to build the essential tools and services needed for modern application teams to truly deliver on the promise of DevSecOps, fully integrating security … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Applitools improves visual-AI testing, Chef’s new AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate, and CloudRail makes APIs more accessible

Applitools is improving usability, collaboration, and analysis for visual-AI testing with their latest release. Applitools’ Application Visual-AI Testing imitates the human view of an application to detect visual problems that would impact the user experience. “Most companies and enterprises that sign up for Applitools previously had no coverage for visual tests within their automation tests, … continue reading

Chef announces new solution for cloud native architectures

Chef is building on top of its application automation solution with the release of a new SaaS-based service. Habitat was first announced last year as a way to give apps the ability to self-organize and self-configure throughout their lifecycle. Today’s announcement of Habitat Builder adds to that technology by enabling modern application development teams to … continue reading

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Chef extends automation solutions with capabilities for cloud-native, container-first architectures

Chef is showing off its investment in continuous automation throughout the enterprise at this year’s ChefConf 2017. The company announced several new capabilities and updates to its automation platforms, which will allow enterprises to make the transition to cloud-native and container-first environments. The changing software architecture landscape leads companies to consider adopting cloud-native environments or … continue reading

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Guest View: 3 things to ensure your team gets DevOps right

It’s now old news to most people that the rate of change in the lifecycle of a business has accelerated dramatically over the past two decades. Ideas are born, concepts are funded, markets are created, ambitions are expanded, and business models are disrupted and abandoned at a rapid pace. This is equal parts exciting and … continue reading

Application release automation lets people, processes and tools move in harmony

Software teams are not unlike a symphony orchestra. Every skilled musician is an expert with his or her instrument, but they need to work in sync and harmony with the entire group of players. How is it possible that 200 or more individuals know to start together, stay in tempo, remain in tune with each … continue reading

Puppet adds high availability to platform

Puppet use has been growing in enterprises, with the provisioning tool now being used inside 75% of the Fortune 100. But there’s one thing that Puppet hasn’t offered that enterprises consider an absolute must: high availability (HA). That changed today as the company released Puppet 2016.5. This update gives the Puppet platform a verifiable high-availability … continue reading

Chef unifies product line

At ChefConf in Austin, Chef today unveiled its newest product, which unifies its tools into a single platform containing workflow, automation and compliance capabilities. Chef Automate tops the Chef product line now, as it includes the company’s compliance tool InSpec, application automation tool Habitat, and Chef for provisioning automation. Chef Automate includes an analytics dashboard … continue reading

Chef tackles application automation with Habitat

Chef is giving developers a new approach to automating applications with its open-source project Habitat, designed to give applications the intelligence to self-organize and self-configure throughout their life cycle. According to Adam Jacob, cofounder and CTO of Chef, today’s businesses are trying to figure out how to be as fast, efficient and innovative as companies … continue reading

The State of DevOps survey, Facebook releases Chef cookbooks, and Khronos introduces provisional specifications—SD Times news digest: April 18, 2016

Puppet is inviting developers to take its annual State of DevOps survey. Through this survey over the years, Puppet has been able to survey more than 20,000 technical professionals and learned about IT and organizational performance. This year, Puppet has added new areas of research that reflect the community’s concern with DevOps. These areas include … continue reading

Chef introduces Compliance tools

Chef is aiming at building out an entire life-cycle-management platform for provisioned systems. Today, the company announced the general availability of Chef Delivery, as well as a new product called Chef Compliance, which includes the fruits of its acquisition of VulcanoSec, a German software security firm. Chef Delivery has been available to select users since … continue reading

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