back to article Chef reviews internal update plans after 'degradation incident'

Chef fans faced going hungry on Friday afternoon as the automation vendor’s hosted service degraded itself by having a little lie-down in the back pantry. Chef issued a mea culpa explaining the “Hosted Chef Service Degradation Incident”, which saw users presented with 404 errors at the end of “successful” Chef Client runs, or …

  1. Pen-y-gors Silver badge


    I know I live in the sticks, but am I the only commentard who has absolutely no idea what this article is talking about? Is this some sort of service enjoyed by the inhabitants of Shoreditch?

    1. John 104

      Re: Errm...?

      You must be. Chef is nothing new, but certainly something to have a laugh at from time to time. Look it up, but the short version is that it is an automation framework designed to minimize or remove human error in deployments.

      Yes, the irony is so thick on this one it made my Monday.

    2. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

      Re: Errm...?

      I think it's one of these DevOps/Continuous whatnot/cloud things that out beloved vultures are always going on about. How embarrassing.

      1. allthecoolshortnamesweretaken Silver badge

        Re: Errm...?

        DevOps is SO last year.

        2016 is the year of Brisk OpDev !

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