Painless Kubernetes upgrades

Upgrading has historically been one of Kubernetes most challenging aspects. Discover how to make it a smooth and easy experience.

In this live webinar we'll cover:

  • Planning and preparation for an upgrade
  • Upgrading the etcd cluster
  • Upgrading the control plane
  • Upgrading the workers
    • In place upgrades
    • Blue/Green upgrades

  • Verifying the Kubernetes upgrade completed successfully
  • Upgrading easyrsa

We encourage Q&A throughout, so please join us for an interesting discussion!

Date:   26 April, 2017

Time:   4pm BST / 11am EDT / 10am CDT

Speaker:   Marco Ceppi, DevOps Engineering Manager, Canonical

Kubernetes releases new major versions every three months, and multiple point releases of those major versions. With each new release comes new features, some of which might still be in preview mode, as well as bugfixes, improvements, and other changes that you’ll likely want.

For the uninitiated, an upgrade plan is one of the most challenging aspects of running a cluster, however our team has been focusing specifically on how to make this process as smooth, predictable, and transparent as possible.