Topic: habitat

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

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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

The future of software security

Chip Morningstar is having something of an existential crisis. After 40 years developing software, co-creating the first graphical massively multiplayer game for the C64 in 1986 (Habitat), and stints as top levels of Yahoo and PayPal, Morningstar has been looking back on a life spent trying to solve similar problems over and over. One of … continue reading

SD Times Blog: How to refurbish antique software

Imagine if someone had come up to your cubicle in 1980 and asked about preserving your company’s software for the long term as a museum exhibit. What if they’d asked you to make that code available to the world, like a book in a library? What if they used the term “Antique Software?” More than … 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

SD Times Blog: Macross 6502 on GitHub

Some time ago, I wrote here about the Habitat project, an effort to relaunch the first massively multiplayer online game. This is an effort led by my non-profit, the Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment, an all-volunteer videogame museum reopening in Oakland on Feb. 5. Last week, that project made a major stride forward as … continue reading

SD Times Blog: The strangest software project I’ve ever run

Before we begin, I should fully disclose that I am about to discuss my personal non-profit and the work we’re doing. I am extremely compromised, super invested, and heavily opinionated about my non-profit, so we’re leaving Neutral Journalism Town and heading for Bias Avenue. That being said, I have spent the past year working on … continue reading

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