Best way to update managed node groups eks

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  • eks-rolling-update

    EKS Rolling Update is a utility for updating the launch configuration of worker nodes in an EKS cluster.

    I was thinking of using the lifecycle create_before_destroy which would create a new node group and then destroy the older one. Is this the best way to move forward? Using unmanaged/self managed nodes we've been using which works perfectly.

  • karpenter

    Kubernetes Node Autoscaling: built for flexibility, performance, and simplicity.

    One of the reasons I have been delaying exploration of karpenter is because of this TTL method it uses for upgrades. Basically have been waiting for this one to get resolved:


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