Google has announced that it is making its OpenSource Chef easier to deploy on Google Compute Engine.
Google has added Click to Deploy, which will allow users to set up a Chef server to provision and manage resources on Compute Engine.
Chef uses reusable definitions for system configuration which is couple with a client/server framework for distributing and enforcing the configuration.
Ken Cheney, vice president of business development for Chef, said: "Fast high-quality software delivery requires automation and cloud technologies in combination with DevOps practices."
"Our integration with Google Cloud Platform delivers a seamless experience for rapidly building and deploying cloud environments to accelerate software development."
Currently, Chef has a community with 60,000 active members and has been downloaded more than 12 million times.