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Compliant Kubernetes recommends to setting up at least two separate environments: one for testing and one for production.

How Many Environments?

Many regulations require strict separation between testing and production environments. In particular, production data should not be compromised, no matter what happens in testing environments. Therefore, Compliant Kubernetes recommends setting up at least two environments:

  • staging;
  • production.

However, the exact number of environments will depend on your needs. Please use the two figures below to reason about environments, trading developer productivity and data security:

Ideal Developer Experience

Ideal Promotion