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Environment Page Overview

An environment refers to a Kubernetes namespace that is completely isolated and self contained entity containing multiple application deployments and datasources.

Some examples of environments that our users prefer:

1. Dev Environment

Ideally dedicated for developers to develop, play around and iterate.

2. Staging Environment

Can also be called test/pre-prod/UAT environment. Environments like these are created to test and validate code before the release.

3. Prod Environment

The environment which is customer facing. This is what will power your user facing application deployments.

How to Create an Environment

  1. Go to Humalect's console's dashboard.
  2. Click on Environment.
  3. Click on Create New Environment button on the top right. env

To know more about the steps to create an environment, visit Environment

Relationship between Kubernetes namespaces and Humalect's environment

Humalect environments use Kubernetes namespaces under the hood. All your resources like deployments and datasources are created within a particular namespace that is linked to a specific environment. This allows for complete isolation without replicating additional infrastructure costs.

Best practices for environment management

  1. Always create separate environments for yourdev, staging and production workloads.
  2. Start every change from dev environment and move towards higher environments.
  3. Follow proper testing and code quality methodology.


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