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 …

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 Opscode’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 …