It has been almost a year since the last DSC Planning update. There has been a lot going on, many decisions being made, and it just didn’t make sense to post earlier in this calendar year. In this post we will review what has been shipped and the high-level direction we are heading.
This post builds upon the introduction published yesterday to the PowerShell blog. In this post we are going to explore the Azure Policy Guest Configuration service.
This post builds upon the introduction published earlier to the PowerShell blog. In this post we are going to explore the Azure Policy Guest Configuration client and how configuration content is consumed.
We just released the DSC Resource Kit!
This release includes updates to 14 DSC resource modules. In the past 6 weeks, 126 pull requests have been merged and 102 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community!
The modules updated in this release are:
For a detailed list of the resource modules and fixes in this release,
2018 has been the most active year ever for the DSC community. The DSC team is taking on major new areas of work in Azure, and we have made significant progress in development of the new DSC platform.
In this Planning Update for DSC, I want to cover these topics in detail and share major changes to the timing of our Open Source plans for the DSC platform.
In the next Current Branch release of Windows Server a new feature will be released to provide support for SQL Server as the database platform to support Windows Pull Server for DSC.
This capability will open new scenarios:
The SQL ecosystem of reporting and analysis tools
If you are a member of Windows Server Insiders you can test this now by downloading a preview build.
We’ve just updated the DSC Resource Kit to celebrate our 1 year open-source anniversary!
The DSC Resource Kit has come a long way in a year. Originally, DSC started with only in-box resources. To make these resources easier to update, some were moved to TechNet’s Script Center and became the DSC Resource Kit.
We’ve just updated the DSC Resource Kit for April!
Since our last update in February, there have been 107 merged pull requests with 49 closed issues.
Thanks to our wonderful community, the DSC Resource Kit now consists of 279 resources!
We have updated 21 DSC modules which include 6 new resources.
In the last couple of weeks we’ve seen lots of activity from our contributors and collaborators across DSC repositories and are excited to announce what’s the biggest update to DSC Resource Kit yet!
The total number of merged pull requests exceeded one hundred (105) and 53 issues have been closed.
We would like to share with you a summary of changes which happened in DSC Resource Kit over last few weeks.
Since we’ve posted about the updates here last time, we’ve accepted 38 pull requests, closed 33 issues, updated 7 modules and added 4 new resources!