Andrew Clay Shafer knows his way around devops, agile development, and continuous delivery. That makes him a nice fit to talk about how all the pieces of Pivotal can make a coherent whole.
Netflix open-sources Glisten to make it faster and easier for more customers to use Amazon Web Services’ Simple Workflow Service (SWF)
Mitch Hill is stepping down as CEO to attend to a personal health issue but remains an Opscode board member and special advisor.
Just in time for Puppet Conf, configuration management rival Opscode rebrands Private Chef and Hosted Chef as Enterprise Chef and launches network configuration push.
Ansible performs both configuration and deployment management across platforms and now has funding to expand its already impressive toehold.
Puppet Labs is acquiring Cloudworks to make it easier for devops people to roll out software updates on servers configured exactly the way they should be, on premise or in the cloud.
Puppet Enterprise 3.0 features a rewritten database to collect all that juicy data about your configurations and enable tightly controlled automated rollouts.
IBM is integrating Chef into SmartCloud and Microsoft is adding support for Azure as well in a sign that enterprises are fully aboard the devops bandwagon.
AnsibleWorks, founded by two former Red Het vets, aims to dramatically simplify IT configuration and deployment for enterprises.
Opscode credits a huge new customer — Facebook — with helping test out the scalability of the new Private Chef code base. The goal? Scaling big, real big.