How Giant Swarm replaced their engines mid-flight while maintaining a steady cruising altitude

Installing Linux on a new PC isn’t that hard, right? How about replacing the operating system across a fleet of thousands of virtual machines across multiple clouds and on-premises installations, with major global enterprise customers relying on you to keep their infrastructure running 24×7? This was the challenge that faced Giant Swarm as they realized […]

Installing Linux on a new PC isn’t that hard, right? How about replacing the operating system across a fleet of thousands of virtual machines across multiple clouds and on-premises installations, with major global enterprise customers relying on you to keep their infrastructure running 24×7?
This was the challenge that faced Giant Swarm as they realized CoreOS Container Linux, on which their managed Kubernetes service was based, had been declared end of life — and decided to migrate to Flatcar Container Linux, with the help of Kinvolk.
Source: Kinvolk