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Practical Guide to Cloud Migration with Chef

Organizations are migrating workloads to the cloud at breakneck speed, and it’s not difficult to see why. Cloud providers offer the ability to provision new environments and infrastructure on demand, allowing fleets to be scaled with unparalleled speed and efficiency. Costly and complex to maintain network and storage hardware can be replaced with vendor-managed services. The benefits of a...

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Using InSpec to Achieve Compliance Automation with Ansible

Earlier this week, we published a recap of our recent InSpec 2.0 webinar, and covered some of the themes that came up during the Q&A session. A number of attendees asked some variation of the question, “Can InSpec be used with other configuration management tools?” In short, the answer is: absolutely! Today we’d like to put a finer point on that response with some practical examples....

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Successfully Migrate to the Cloud with Chef and AWS

By providing organizations with the ability to launch and scale environments on-demand, the cloud has changed how we develop applications and deploy infrastructure, allowing us to iterate faster than previously imaginable. It’s no surprise, then, that cloud migrations have become a hot topic in our industry. A recent survey of Chef users found that a whopping 95% of respondents are currently in...

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Collaboration and Scaling with Chef at NCR

In today’s always-connected environment, every company needs to have a strong online presence in order to stay competitive. This shift has been keenly felt at NCR, where over a century of innovation has been built on the hardware they provide to their customers. We recently sat down with Michael Hedgpeth, Senior Software Architect at NCR, and he told us that in the digital transformation age we...

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Modernizing Deployments with Chef and Habitat at Media Temple

Media Temple has been a leading web hosting provider for nearly 20 years. As a Software Developer there, George Marshall is responsible for focusing on products that help their customers realize their goals in taking their ideas online. We recently interviewed George about how his team is using Chef and Habitat. You can watch a recording of the interview below. George told us how crucial...

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Transforming IT Operations with Chef and Schuberg Philis

Schuberg Philis is an IT services company that helps their customers realize their digital transformation goals. Joris van Lieshout is a Mission Critical Engineer at Schuberg Philis, and is responsible for designing and supporting infrastructure for a wide array of customers. This past spring we had a conversation with Joris to discuss how his team is using Chef to help his clients achieve...