[Freeswitch-users] Auto test FS install - now necessary?

guru singh grsingh750 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 4 23:04:46 MSK 2011

On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 11:52 PM, Michael Collins <msc at freeswitch.org> wrote:

> This depends greatly on your scenario. Personally, I think that anyone who
> puts FS into production (i.e. in a place where it helps one make money)
> should *ALWAYS* have a backup/sandbox/test system for handling updates. If
> you are in a mission-critical scenario then it probably means that once you
> get it working you don't touch it unless you absolutely have to. That's
> where your test system comes in to play. Ideally you have the exact same
> hardware on your test system that you do in production. Then your test
> system can double as a warm standby.

Thanks for the advice, and also the awesome work you guys are doing. :)
I, for one am more than happy with the 'latest is the best' philosophy.

> Just my $.02, but I think that commodity hardware being so cheap these days
> that there's no excuse for a for-profit venture using FS (or any other
> software, for that matter) not to have a test system for mission-critical
> servers.

Hmmm, someday!


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