A PaaS provider should be able to provide real production environments and services for developers that use it.
There's no sense in a testing environment containing demo services that can't accomplish everything that production can.
Each environment on Platform.sh is configured production-ready. Runtimes are set to the same standard,
and the same goes for each of our managed services.
At any point if your application requires the newest version of any service, upgrading them in most cases is as easy as a single
character change in your
Each service you define is exposed only to your application, not to the web, making everything secure by default.