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Seth Vargo

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Leaving Chef

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Prevent authentication timeouts during long Chef runs

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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" ...