Patching live clusters with no downtime

A DC/OS patch describes a set of changes and supporting data designed to update, fix, or improve the features/functionality of DC/OS. A point release that consists of minor changes is also called a patch.

A patching process includes the following:

  • Addresses fixed issues, known issues/limitations, notable changes and security enhancements.
  • Does not impact workloads which is an essential piece of patching live clusters with no downtime.
  • Helps users to understand the minor changes impacting the functionality of DC/OS.

Example: DC/OS 1.X.A to 1.X.B (1.10.1 --> 1.10.2)

Note: A patching process occurs only between minor releases.

Supported patching path matrix

The following matrix table lists the patching paths for DC/OS 1.10.

DC/OS minor versions for DC/OS 1.10

Display Icon Service
Supported
Not Supported

Patch From

Patch To

1.10.1

1.10.2

1.10.3

1.10.4

1.10.5

1.10.6

1.10.7

1.10.8

1.10.0

1.10.1

1.10.2

1.10.3

1.10.4

1.10.5

1.10.6

1.10.7

There are no specific instructions for patching since it occurs as a part of the release. Refer to Upgrading instructions for upgrading DC/OS.