Another week, another tale of some Awesome Chefs in our Community doing big things with Chef . This time, the story comes from right here in 's backyard of . Meteor Entertainment , which publishes free-to-play games globally, with an emphasis on community engagement, needed to scale out hundreds of Amazon EC2 servers to deliver HAWKEN (which rocks , btw), its highly anticipated, free-to-play online game that went …
It's been an eventful February here at Facebook is using Private Chef to automate the configuration and management of its web-tier infrastructure. That's some hefty validation of at dramatic scale.. As many of you know, on February 4 th , we announced that
More customer awesomeness today , this time from our friends at Getaroom , who make finding the best rates on hotels anywhere in the world fast and easy. Getaroom has deployed Hosted Chef™ to automate configuration management for the Amazon EC2 infrastructure powering their popular travel service, achieving a mean time to new compute capacity of less than 30 minutes and eliminating nearly all risk of system failure.
We've been posting a lot of cool news today and now it's time for a bit more... Our friends at helped test the scale of the new Chef 11 last week, creating a 10K+ server instance (10,598 servers, to be exact) in AWS using only a single 11 server.
The results? Dynamite.
Why didneed ?
Because Facebook's infrastructure team has to manage thousands of servers, configurations, and administrative access policies across a very dynamic compute environment.
Why did Facebook choose Chef?
Phil Dibowitz, production engineer at Facebook, explains:
Let me explain why:
1) Chef 11 is now available for free download! Re-written from the ground up and leveraging best-of-breed infrastructure technologies including the Erlang programming …
Following on the heels of our last blog on customer goodness , this time we're profiling a company who many of you may already be familiar with - Prezi . provides an ‘open canvas' that helps more than 17 million users better communicate their ideas. The company's zooming presentation software lets users choose between the cloud, the desktop, or the iPad or iPhone, providing an innovative communication tool wherever you need it.
We're getting 2013 started right with yet another story of Opscode Chef customer . The is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. They're also using of the of Pennsylvania Hosted Chef to do some pretty rockin' things with their infrastructure.
Within Wharton Computing, small IT teams are responsible for supporting a wide range …
Over and over again, we encounterusers working within environments. The proliferation of continues to grow six years into its existence with no signs of slowing. Not to mention increasing competition from , , and many others.
But how did AWS begin?
Well, according to our own Christopher Brown , one of the original engineers of EC2, the inception of AWS involved a press release. Yes, a press release.
More customer goodness today : Our friends at Message Bus , pioneers in cloud-based infrastructure for email, mobile and social messaging, are using Hosted Chef™ to automate configuration, environment and application management across the multiple cloud providers powering the company's innovative service.
What is the Message Bus Global Delivery Network is a cloud-native …'s service exactly? Well, in short,