As of today, Bitlancer has decided to open source our Bitlancer Strings "Puppet-as-a-Service" configuration management software offering and focus primarily on consulting services. Here's why.
AWS OpsWorks is a tool for managing an entire application stack that includes support for configuration management. OpsWorks utilizes the Chef framework. Is OpsWorks worth trying in your AWS environment? Here are some pros and cons to help you decide.
Bitlancer developer Jesse Cotton recently took the lead on a Chef engagement for the first time, and really dug into its capabilities. Here are Jesse's thoughts on what that process has been like.
Here's one more reason to work towards full stack development in your DevOps organization: happier, more productive developers who stay in their jobs longer.
With ChefDK 0.3.0, Chef has responded to the need for easier versioning with a new pre-release feature: Policyfiles.