What is Chef?
Chef is an open source configuration management tool designed to help you manage infrastructure by using a model-driven, data-driven approach. Power your deployment with innovative global search and scripting capabilities, and make sure tools integrate seamlessly through a well-documented API. Chef is collaborative, ensuring that you can work most efficiently with developers, DevOps teams and operations professionals.
What is CentOS?
CentOS Linux is a free and open source operating system that is functionally compatible with its upstream source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). CentOS conforms fully with the upstream vendor's redistribution policy and aims to be 100% binary compatible. It aims to provide enterprise-class capabilities on community-supported infrastructure.
Building CentOS package with Chef via packagecloud
If you’re looking to build CentOS package with Chef, you can use packagecloud to handle all of your package management and integrations with your CI/CD tools. Packagecloud works with all kinds of packages, not only CentOS packages. As well, you can integrate with all kinds of CI/CD tools, not only Chef.