Posts tagged with "Chef"

Leaving Chef

I am leaving Chef. Chef (the company) I started my career at Chef ("Opscode" at the time) in mid-January of 2013. Still a student, I worked full-time through my remaining semester of college developing the first edition of the Learn Chef initiative. Since ...

Chef 12 drops support for Ruby 1.8

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Chef has long supported Ruby 1.8.7 and REE, even beyond the announced EOL periods from the Ruby maintainers. The continued support for Ruby 1.8 has been a burden for cookbook developers who want to use the "new" Ruby 1.9 features, but must retain support for ...

Prevent authentication timeouts during long Chef runs

If you have ever had a Chef Client run fail with a mysterious "Authentication Failed" error after a few minutes of execution, then this post is for you! Because of the way the Chef Client loads resources, it is possible for authentication headers to "timeout" ...