Testing can be a fascinating and exciting job (tell your kids), but like any occupation it has its tedious moments. Setting up hardware and installing your software product so that you can test it are not the exciting parts. In Visual Studio, lab environments take a lot of the tedium out of setting up fresh computers and configuring them for testing.
What is a lab environment? A lab environment is a collection of computers that are managed as a single unit, and on which you deploy the system under test along with test software.
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