Pattern: canary deployments

August 16th, 2022


small set of instances that get the new build first.

For a period of time, instances running the new build coexist with instances running the old build

If the canary instances behave oddly, or their metrics go south, then the build is not rolled out to the remaining population


todo: ref handling versions - peaceful side-by side running of different versions


(src: Book: release it! - Michael Nygard)

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