Helm 2.0.0-alpha.4 is the penultimate Helm Alpha release. This new version introduces four major changes:
- ConfigMap storage is now the default backend. When you create a release with Helm, the release data will be stored in config maps in the
kube-systemnamespace. This means releases are now persistent.
helm statusgot a much-needed overhaul, and now provides lots of useful information about the details of a release.
- The Tiller server now checks the
apiVersionfield of manifests before loading a chart into Kubernetes. Now, for example, a chart that uses PetSets will stop early if it detects that the Kubernetes installation does not support PetSets.
- Helm can now cryptographically verify the integrity of a packaged chart using a provenance file. To this end,
helm packagenow has a
--signflag, and several commands now have a