Current Series Release Notes

Current Series Release Notes



The StarlingX Update project is a new repository that provides Software Patch (bug fix) management and deployment, and also Software Release Upgrade management.

New Features

  • Provides the ability to deploy software updates for corrective content and/or new functionality

  • Consistent mechanism for patching all layers of the infrastructure stack – kernel all the way up to the openstack services layer

  • Rolling update strategy across nodes

    • Nodes can be updated in parallel when constraints are not violated

  • In-service and reboot required patches supported

    • Reboot required for kernel replacement etc.

    • For patches that require a reboot, VMs are live migrated off of node

  • Comprehensive patch status at node and system level

  • REST API, Horizon GUI and “sw-patch” CLI command suite

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