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Enable organizations to operate and manage multiple environments directly from GitLab. Environments are encapsulated in GitLab as a target system with associated configurations. By facilitating access control, visualizing deployments and deployment history across teams and projects, adding the ability to query environments, and ensuring that environment's configurations are traceable, platform engineers can enact stronger controls and avoid costly mistakes in deployments.
Through the use of Environments in GitLab, teams can easily understand and take critical action on the changes of their application. Environments provide the infrastructure needed for teams to test, deliver, and gain confidence software will work properly in production in any configuration and enable them to strive towards continuous deployment of their application.
|Many deployments||UI usability enhancements, scalability of the pages)|
|Many environments||support for different types of environments (e.g. staging, production, ephemeral, etc), ability to favorite an environment, automated environment cleanup/management|
|Across multiple teams and roles||group-level permissions, deployment approval|
|Across multiple projects||group-level environments|
Garden.io allows developers to work against a live Kubernetes cluster that works alongside their CI. Through building and test caching it promises to allow for faster development cycles and better integration test creation.
ReleaseHub lets users launch ephemeral environments on-demand. Use cases they call out are Staging, Automated Preview, Dev, and QA environments.