PowerShell Install-Module: Use Install-Package Instead

Hello! When I restarted in the Windows ecosystem, I was installing PowerShell modules like this: This is similar to installing a Python package with pip in Linux: Install-Module installs PSDscResources from the PowerShell Gallery. Pip installs Ansible from PyPI. Like the Linux ecosystem, the Windows ecosystem has several package databases. The PS Gallery I linked … Continue reading PowerShell Install-Module: Use Install-Package Instead

Simple Headless PowerShell DSC Script

Hello! In clouds, "headless" deployment means instances provision themselves when they start. There's no external server infrastructure orchestrating their config, everything they need to do they do on their own. This is the most common deployment pattern I've seen in DevOps. It took me some fiddling to get this pattern set up in PowerShell DSC … Continue reading Simple Headless PowerShell DSC Script