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Thursday, August 22 • 11:15am - 11:50am
Lessons Learned from Upgrading Kubernetes - Aaron Teague, Supergiant*

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At our parent company, Qbox, we had many Kubernetes clusters that we upgraded from a pre-1.0 version to v1.5. Because of this, they did not fit the same configuration as v1.5 clusters newly created from standard provisioning tools like kubeadm or kops.

I was tasked with upgrading from v1.5 of Kubernetes to v1.13. With v1.5 being two years old in a rapidly expanding technology, replacing the pieces in a way that customers would not notice was no small order.

We successfully powered through this process and would like to share with the community the lessons we learned from doing so. When the options aren’t simply “build a new cluster,” finding a solution becomes key.

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Aaron Teague

Software Engineer, Supergiant
Aaron Teague is a Software Engineer with Qbox’s Supergiant team. He manages several Kubernetes clusters that host instances of Elasticsearch. He enjoys mentoring others, making complex problems palatable, and discovering those "aha!" moments. Before joining Qbox, he was a hobbyist... Read More →

Thursday August 22, 2019 11:15am - 11:50am PDT
Sapphire L
  Cloud Infrastructure & Automation
  • Session Slides Included Yes