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Upgrading a Kubeflow Deployment

Upgrading your deployment to a later version of Kubeflow

Until version 1.0 Kubeflow makes no promises of backwards compatibility or upgradeability. Nonetheless, here are some instructions for updating your deployments.

Upgrading Kubeflow

Updating your deployment is a two step process:

  1. Update your kustomize manifests:

    1. We recommend checking your local packages into source control to back it up before proceeding.
    2. Use kfctl to download the desired version of Kubeflow. For example:
       export KUBEFLOW_VERSION=v0.6.2
       export KFAPP="<the name of your Kubeflow application directory>"
       kfctl init ${KFAPP} --version=${KUBEFLOW_VERSION} --package-manager=kustomize@${KUBEFLOW_VERSION}

    Note that this will overwrite your previous manifest files.

  2. Update the actual deployment:

     cd ${KFAPP}
     kfctl generate all -V --zone ${ZONE}
     kfctl apply -V all

Upgrading or reinstalling Kubeflow Pipelines

Read the Kubeflow Pipelines upgrade guide to make use of the following capabilities:

  • Upgrade: You can upgrade your Kubeflow Pipelines deployment to a later version without deleting and recreating the cluster.
  • Reinstall: You can delete a cluster and create a new cluster, specifying the storage to retrieve the original data in the new cluster.