October 11, 2017
Puppet's enterprise customers can potentially winnow down their IT automation toolchains with Tasks and Discovery features for application automation.
October 09, 2017
Build automation presents a steep learning curve for enterprise DevOps shops, but Chef Habitat Builder is based on accessible scripting tools and offered as SaaS.
June 02, 2017
Networking industry pros discuss the Chef automation tool and how it can be used as a network automation tool. They also examine the evolution of AI and talk about a controller upgrade gone bad.
May 25, 2017
Chef looks to feed users a new method for running apps in containers, but so far enterprises are just nibbling.
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The components that make up Chef work the same way in company-owned data centers and on public cloud platforms, but be aware of licensing and hosting variations. Continue Reading
Automated IT provisioning takes stress off sys admins and improves configuration management workflows. Use scripts, templates and images to improve accuracy and efficiency. Continue Reading
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If your organization uses different configuration management software for development and operations, you're not alone. Even better, it's no engineering feat to migrate to one main tool. Continue Reading
Admins use cloud automation and orchestration to reduce manual tasks and errors. Use these five tips to explore options for tools, implementation strategies and more. Continue Reading
Developers can use Amazon ECR or AWS OpsWorks to configure container images. While one service offers more control, the other integrates with Chef. Continue Reading
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Chef Habitat's strategy focuses on the dynamic application environment instead of static servers, approaching configuration management with a new focus. Continue Reading
Looking for ways to simplify development and deployment? Here we explore the approach the tools Chef and Puppet take to addressing these challenges. Continue Reading
Networking pros don't need to become code monkeys, but a little network programming can go a long way toward advancing their careers. Continue Reading
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IT automation software projects can involve a great deal of risk, but avoid these common mistakes and it will increase the chances for automation success. Continue Reading
Continuous integration testing requires building an infrastructure that can spin up, automate tests, and spin itself down again, said Chef architect. Continue Reading