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How to Hot-Swap Active Production Services

Businesses often need to upgrade their production services, yet many can’t afford even a few minutes of downtime for mission critical services. But, with the right tools, there’s an approachable alternative: hot-swapping production services while they’re live. 

In this guide, Mode Analytics shares their process, including: 

  • How observability prepares them to hot-swap active production services
  • The three core phases necessary to ensure a hot-swap lands successfully
  • Lessons learned by the team during this process, such as determining exact success criteria

Download and read the guide to learn how to hot-swap active production services successfully and what pitfalls to avoid.