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[6 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Chef First Steps | ]

In this blog post, Gareth Rushgrove explains the first steps on how to install a package with Chef. Chef is an open-source systems integration framework built specifically for automating the cloud. It makes it easy to deploy servers and scale applications throughout the entire infrastructure, combining the fundamental elements of configuration management and service oriented architectures with the full power of Ruby.

[2 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Puppet and Chef for Cloud Computing | ]

This Business Week article explores the background behind Puppet and Chef competition to become the reference tool in Cloud computing software infrastructure management. Both Opscodeā€™s Chef and Puppet Labs’s Putt are open source. The companies make money by selling enterprise versions of the core technology and by charging for advice on how to implement and best use it.