PowerShell and DevOps

TMT11 Build Your Azure Infrastructure like a Pro


4:15pm - 5:30pm

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Aleksandar Nikolic

PowerShell Magazine

Today, it's clear that declarative deployment model is the way to go for creating Azure resources. ARM templates enable you to create your Azure infrastructure using code. DSC enables you to manage configuration of your Windows and Linux servers using code. Combined them and get a full declarative solution to build your environment and provision your VMs. Or, follow Microsoft recommendation and provision a plain vanilla server and manage their configuration using Azure Automation DSC? Join us to learn about Azure offerings to build your infrastructure in a cloud like a professional.

You will learn:

  • How to use DSC with ARM templates to provision and configure a VM
  • How to configure and monitor a VM using Azure Automation DSC
  • What are the pros and cons for both VM deployment methods