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Chef Finds Docker A Close Fit

Chef, a leading open-source configuration system, finds Docker's Linux containers fit into its workflow and aid DevOps-oriented operations.

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Charlie Babcock
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7/15/2014 | 2:12:17 PM
Chef has a broad base of users
The number of users paying for the enterprise edition is much smaller than the total number of Chef users, but Chef Software has a great constituency on which to build a business. There have been 10 million downloads of Chef since it became available. The Chef community has 55,000 registered participants. Wampold claimed 70% of Chef Software's subscription growth in the second quarter came from Fortune 1000 companies.
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7/15/2014 | 1:23:31 PM
Chef
"Chef is the piece of configuration management code that's being downloaded at the rate of 600,000 times a month." Chef is winning fans at quite a clip. An interesting twist for VMware.
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