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Release Strategies

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Release strategies describe the way of rolling out (network) services, without downtime and with capability to automatically recover from failed releases.


Pro: Simple

Contra: Downtime while shut down


Pro: Minimizes downtime (potentially to 0)

Contra: Does not address failing new services

Canary or Immune System

Pro: Very safe approach, depending on quality of monitoring

Contra: Complicated logic, may require (deep) understanding of service

Difference between Canary and Immune System is the extend of monitoring



Automated Release