We are pleased to announce that Gcore Managed Kubernetes now supports the latest version of Kubernetes: 1.28.1 (1.28 for short.) The new version is available for both Gcore cluster types: Virtual and Bare Metal instances. You can use Kubernetes (K8s) 1.28 in all regions where our Managed Kubernetes is offered, currently Luxembourg, Manassas, Singapore, and Frankfurt.
To change the current K8s version used in your cluster to the new one:
The new K8s release has 45 enhancements, with nineteen Alpha (i.e., new,) fourteen graduated to Beta, and twelve achieving Stable status. The main changes and features include:
fieldPath, have been added to the CustomResourceDefinition (CRD) to allow users to specify the reason and
fieldPathwhen validation fails. This feature helps to cover most validation use cases that may be needed when designing and implementing webhooks.
With Gcore Managed Kubernetes, you can quickly deploy, manage, and scale K8s clusters with a 99.9% SLA and free production-grade cluster management. Our Managed Kubernetes automates cluster maintenance and reduces operational overhead. The Gcore team manages the control plane, while you manage only the worker nodes and focus on developing your applications.
Gcore Managed Kubernetes offers the following unique features:
Support for Bare Metal worker nodes in addition to Virtual Instances. The main advantages of Bare Metal worker nodes are:
Learn more about the difference between Bare Metal and VM-based Kubernetes clusters.
No-fee SLA-backed cluster management. We offer production-level, SLA-backed (99.9%) cluster management without additional charges. Other providers charge more than $70 per month or don’t offer an SLA, stating that their clusters are for test or non-production use.
Learn more about Gcore Managed Kubernetes.