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 Ubuntu?
Ubuntu is a Linux-based operating system that runs from the desktop, to the cloud, to all your internet connected things in between. Perfect for home users, students and hackers alike, its easy-to-use interface puts you in control of your machine. Users can run Ubuntu on a computer, or in a virtual machine on top of their existing operating system. There are three editions: 'Ubuntu Desktop Edition' for personal computers, the 'Ubuntu Server Edition', and the lightweight 'Ubuntu Core' edition for embedded devices and appliances.
Building Ubuntu package with Chef via packagecloud
If you’re looking to build Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu packages. As well, you can integrate with all kinds of CI/CD tools, not only Chef.