Whether to use a separate host for the "console" Role
I'm doing an initial rollout of PE, from open source. We have maybe 50 +/- hosts -- and though we do use VMWare, I am not sure we really need separate hosts for all of the Roles. For example, the "master" will be on real-iron, and the PuppetDB will be (for now) virtual. But another role for Console seems like overkill.
Would someone elaborate on whether this is a serious issue? I don't expect our environment to get substantially large, but it could happen. It seems that once you make a decision on this during the installation, it's going ... (more)