Re: Developers wanting individual Unit Test (no data) databases - suggestions?

From: Stefan Koehler <>
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 19:30:44 +0200 (CEST)
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Hey Chris,
you don't need any special product for this purpose - just a CoW filesystem with snapshot technology like ZFS :)

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Stefan Koehler

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> Chris Taylor <> hat am 11. August 2017 um 19:25 geschrieben:
> We've got a relatively large development group who want to have many Unit Test databases (without data) that they can spin up on demand and destroy when done.
> I'm curious what products are available that could facilitate something like this?
> I was thinking something like this:
> Unit Test (UT Master) - code replicated from production nightly (never used for testing)
> How could I facilitate users creating a copy on demand of UTMaster using something like:
> VMWare or
> Delphix or
> Docker or
> something
> I'm basically looking to see what options are to accomplish something like this.
> I was thinking if we stood up UT Master on a VM, we could snap the VM into another copy for a specific developer on demand.
> Chris

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