Kubic with Kubernetes 1.18.0 released

Apr 3, 2020

Announcement

The Kubic Project is proud to announce that Snapshot 20200331 has been released containing Kubernetes 1.18.0.

Release Notes are avaialble HERE.

Upgrade Steps

All newly deployed Kubic clusters will automatically be Kubernetes 1.18.0 from this point.

For existing clusters, please follow our new documentation our wiki HERE

Thanks and have a lot of fun!

The Kubic Team

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