Tag: scaled-down

How small is too small? A minimal OpenStack testbed

When I started working on OpenStack I wanted to test all kinds of things and had no budget to build even a scaled-down test environment. And I know many engineers often test changes on mission critical systems in production because of their organization’s financial constraints, even at the real risk of downtime, lost revenue, and unhappy customers. Not to mention that testing in production is not as thorough as it could be. Here are some solutions.