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Information regarding the current release cycle including important dates, Release Team contact information, tracking spreadsheets and more!

Kubernetes 1.26

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Tracking docs

Guides

Summary

The 1.26 release cycle is as follows:

Timeline

What Who When Week CI Signal
Start of Release Cycle Lead Monday 5th September 2022 week 1 master-blocking
Start Enhancements Tracking Enhancements Lead Monday 5th September 2022 week 1
Schedule finalized Lead Friday 9th September 2022 week 1
Team finalized Lead Friday 9th September 2022 week 1
1.26.0-alpha.1 released Branch Manager Tuesday 20th September 2022 Week 3
Start Release Notes Draft Release Notes Lead Tuesday 20th September 2022 week 3
Production Readiness Freeze Enhancements Lead Thursday 29th September 2022 week 4
Begin Enhancements Freeze Enhancements Lead 01:00 UTC Friday 7th October 2022 / 18:00 PDT Thursday 6th October 2022 week 5 master-blocking, master-informing
1.26.0-alpha.2 released Branch Manager Tuesday 11th October 2022 Week 6
Begin Friday APAC-friendly meetings Lead Friday 21th October 2022 Week 7
KubeCon NA October 24-28 2022 week 8
1.26.0-alpha.3 released Branch Manager Tuesday 1st November 2022 Week 9
Begin Burndown (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday meetings) Lead Monday 31st October 2022 week 9 1.26-blocking, master-blocking, master-informing
Call for Exceptions Lead Monday 31st October 2022 week 9
Brace Yourself, Code Freeze is Coming Comms / Bug Triage Monday 31st October 2022 week 9
Begin Feature blog freeze Comms Lead 01:00 UTC Wednesday 2nd November 2022 / 18:00 PDT Tuesday 1st November 2022 week 9
Release retrospective part 1 Community 17:00 UTC Wednesday 2nd November 2022 / 10:00 PDT Wednesday 2nd November 2022 week 9
Burndown Meetings daily Lead Monday 7th November 2022 week 10
Begin Code Freeze Branch Manager 01:00 UTC Wednesday 9th November 2022 / 17:00 PDT Tuesday 8th November 2022 week 10
1.26.0-beta.0 released Branch Manager Thursday 10th November 2022 week 10
Docs deadline — Open placeholder PRs Docs Lead Thursday 10th November 2022 week 10
Deprecations and Removals blog published Comms Thursday 10th November 2022 week 10
Test Freeze Branch Manager 01:00 UTC Wednesday 16th November 2022 / 17:00 PDT Tuesday 15th November 2022 week 11
Docs deadline — PRs ready for review Docs Lead Tuesday 15th November 2022 week 11
1.26.0-rc.0 released Branch Manager Tuesday 15th November 2022 week 11
release-1.26 branch created Branch Manager Tuesday 15th November 2022 week 11
release-1.26 jobs created Branch Manager Tuesday 15th November 2022 week 11
Start final draft of Release Notes Release Notes Lead Tuesday 15th November 2022 week 11
Release blog ready to review Comms / Docs 01:00 UTC Wednesday 16th November 2022 / 17:00 PDT Tuesday 15th November 2022 week 11
Major Themes complete Release Notes Lead Tuesday 29th November 2022 week 13
Docs complete — All PRs reviewed and ready to merge Docs Lead Tuesday 29th November 2022 week 13
Feature blogs ready to review Enhancement Owner / SIG Leads Tuesday 29th November 2022 week 13
1.26.0-rc.1 released Branch Manager Tuesday 29th November 2022 week 13
Release Notes complete — reviewed & merged to k/k Release Notes Lead 01:00 UTC Friday 2nd December 2022 / 17:00 PDT Thursday 1st December 2022 week 13
v1.26.0 released Branch Manager Tuesday 6th December 2022 week 14
Release blog published Comms Tuesday 6th December 2022 week 14
Thaw Branch Manager Tuesday 6th December 2022 week 14
Release retrospective part 2 (Time TBC) Community TBC week 15

Phases

Please refer to the release phases document.