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In short, I see two categories of tests for your infrastructure: 1) does it have everything you need to run your application and 2) does it not have any superfluous stuff. First and foremost, you can treat the test suite of your actual software as a kind of "meta test" for your infrastructure. As long as you create the infrastructure from scratch for each ...


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IMHO it's rather redundant to write TDD tests for items entirely covered by the IaaC state specification. Doing so implies that the effectiveness of the IaaC is questionable - why would you use it if so? Looking at it from a different prospective IaaC itself (if/when done properly) incorporates capabilities already tested and considered to be functioning ...


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