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Creating Development Environments with Vagrant by Michael Peacock

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Chapter 6. Working with Multiple Machines

So far we have used Vagrant to build a development environment contained within a virtual machine; one of the key aspects being that this virtual machine mimics our production environment. It gives us the flexibility of being able to encapsulate the development environment for different projects so that we can easily switch from one to another without having to modify the software on our own machines.

In many cases, the features we have learned so far are enough. However, web projects are more and more complex, with developers continually improving, having to deal with multiple machines in their architecture to help with scalability and stability. While it can be said that scalability and stability issues ...

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