O'Reilly logo

Learning PowerShell DSC by James Pogran

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

How does DSC help me?

PowerShell DSC enables a DevOps structure by providing a consistent, standardized configuration of operating systems and software as part of a continuous deployment pipeline. It increases the rate at which you can deploy by reducing the variation and drift from your existing configurations.

In simpler terms, DSC separates the who from the what and how. This separation of the what and how is the core of DSC. Because they are separated, you can continually change the data points of your systems without touching the parts that actually set the system to the desired state.

The who

Band name jokes aside, the who DSC refers to is any target node. Why the separation and distinction? Well, as explained in the MOF earlier, we aren't ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required