Kubernetes v1.14.1 Now Available in IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

By: Chris Rosen

We are excited to announce the availability of Kubernetes v1.14.1 for your clusters that are running in IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service continues to be the first public managed Kubernetes service to support the latest upstream versions from the community. With the Kubernetes service, you can easily upgrade your clusters without the need for deep Kubernetes knowledge. When you deploy new clusters, the default Kubernetes version remains 1.12; you can also choose to immediately deploy version 1.14.

Learn more about deploying clusters here or check out our video: "Kubernetes Deployments: Get Started Fast"

Kubernetes v1.14

In addition to all the great Kubernetes features provided in this release, the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service version 1.14.1 also includes the following:

See the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service version 1.14 changelog for details.

Kubernetes support and updates

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service now supports the latest four versions of Kubernetes: 1.11, 1.12, 1.13, and 1.14. Clusters that are running Kubernetes versions 1.9 and earlier are unsupported. Clusters running 1.10 are deprecated with end of support scheduled for May 15. Clusters running 1.11 will soon be deprecated with end of support tentatively scheduled for June 27. It is important to note clusters that run deprecated or unsupported Kubernetes versions may not receive fixes for security vulnerabilities until they are updated to a supported version. Review the potential impact of each Kubernetes version update, and update your clusters today.

Join the conversation

For general questions, engage our team via Slack by registering here and join the discussion in the #general channel on our public IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service Slack.

 

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