The Playground environment simulates a real cloud environment for you to deploy projects without actually creating cloud resources.
Try Altostra without connecting your cloud accounts and inspect the deployment process's output so that you feel comfortable with what you get.
The deployment output will be the infrastructure configuration files and function code files. You can then download and review these files, and also execute them manually on your cloud account if you wish.
The Playground environment supports the same features as the other environments in Altostra.
You can keep using the Playground environment even after you connect your cloud accounts.
Downloading the deployment artifacts
The key difference you'll see is on the Web Console instance page.
For deployments to cloud accounts, there's a link to the AWS Console:
For deployments to the Playground environment, there's a link to download the deployment files:
- When you don't have any cloud accounts connected, all project images expire after a week and are removed. After you connect a cloud account, the image repository is transferred to that account, and the images won't expire anymore.
- Some Altostra CLI commands are unsupported for the Playground
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