Desired State Configuration (DSC) in Powershell version 4


The title of the “super secret” session by Jeffrey Snover is actually: Desired State Configuration in Windows Server 2012 R2
…and it’s now publicly available, you can watch the video on Channel9

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.

Declarative vs. Imperative code

How this really works? (start from the right)

Other related links from Don Jones

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