Category: Chef

DevOps on AWS Radio: Automating AWS Workspaces (Episode 12)

Posted on November 24, 2017 by bjakovich | Leave a comment

In this episode, Paul Duvall and Brian Jakovich cover recent DevOps on AWS news and speak with Jim Rohrer from Stelligent about automating the provisioning of AWS Workspace environments using AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeBuild, and Chef. Here are the show notes: DevOps on AWS News AWS re:Invent 2017 Using AWS Step Functions State Machines to Handle Workflow-Driven AWS CodePipeline Actions AWS … Continue reading DevOps on AWS Radio: Automating AWS Workspaces (Episode 12)

Refactoring CD Pipelines – Part 1: Chef-Solo in AWS AutoScaling Groups

Posted on September 1, 2016 by jeff.dugas | Leave a comment

We often overlook similarities between new CD Pipeline code we’re writing today and code we’ve already written. In addition, we might sometimes rely on the ‘copy, paste, then modify’ approach to make quick work of CD Pipelines supporting similar application architectures. Despite the short-term gains, what often results is code sprawl and maintenance headaches. This blog post series is aimed at helping to … Continue reading Refactoring CD Pipelines – Part 1: Chef-Solo in AWS AutoScaling Groups

Automating Habitat with AWS CodePipeline

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Dave Bettinger | Leave a comment

This article outlines a proof-of-concept (POC) for automating Habitat operations from AWS CodePipeline. Habitat is Chef’s new application automation platform that provides a packaging system that results in apps that are “immutable and atomically deployed, with self-organizing peer relationships.”  Habitat is an innovative technology for packaging applications, but a Continuous Delivery pipeline is still required to automate deployments.  For … Continue reading Automating Habitat with AWS CodePipeline

ChefConf 2016

Posted on July 21, 2016 by Dave Bettinger | Leave a comment

Highlights and Announcements ChefConf 2016 was held in Austin, TX last week, and as usual, Stelligent sent a few engineers to take advantage of the learning and networking opportunities. This year’s conference was a 4 day event with a wide variety of workshops, lectures, keynote speeches, and social events. Here is a summary of the … Continue reading ChefConf 2016