The DSC Book
by Don Jones
and Steve Murawski
with contributions by Stephen Owen
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About the Authors
Principal writing in this book was by Don Jones, President and CEO of PowerShell.org, Inc. and a multi-year recipient of Microsoft's MVP Award.
Additional writing, background information, and tech-checking were by Steve Murawski, possibly one of the earliest production adopters of DSC through his job at StackExchange, and one of Don's fellow PowerShell MVPs.
Several examples have been adapted, with permission, from http://foxdeploy.com/2014/02/25/desired-state-configuration-what-it-is-and-why-you-should-care/#more-474, and other excellent posts by Stephen Owen.
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