Ephemeral environment is the idea of provisioning an environment on-demand when needed and then destroying it afterward. It is a useful technique to test your IaC and applications running on it without a need to keep it running all the time. Ephemeral environments are also called dynamic or short-lived environments.
CloudKnit supports Ephemeral Environments that provides following advantages:
Here are some of the Use Cases for Ephemeral Environments:
You can read more about it here.
Provision Production environments with Security & Compliance in mind. Promote changes across environments and manage production releases efficiently. Use advanced patterns like Blue/Green & Canary Deployments.
Create Environment Blueprints and add them to a Blueprints library that can then be used to provision similar environments. These blueprints can be tested and approved by platform engineering, security & compliance teams.