The 5 steps for a great automation system
… that you can find in the Monad Manifesto written in 2002.
What Desired Configuration State (DSC) looks like
What is DSC ?
Here’s the definition proposed by Jeffrey Snover @20:20
Desired State Configuration is a standard space management thing, first implemented on Windows, using a PowerShell language and WMI and a PowerShell extension model.
How this really works? (start from the right)
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