As the release of 1.9 draws near we are planning on holding multiple Community Testing Days to validate the new release. Similar to 1.7 and 1.8, community testing days will be offline so there will be no google meet links, or blocks of time. The first week of asynchronous testing starts today and extends through the 25th. You can download 1.9.0-beta.0 here.
To sign-up for testing, please see the Istio 1.9 Community Testing Sign-up Sheet .
Please read the “Getting Started” tab of the Community Test Sign-up Sheet and do not hesitate to ask any questions or participate in testing, writing issues or automating tests in our #release-19 channel on slack. If you do not have access to view the document please Join the Istio Community and ask for read access to our shared Google Drive account.
Any and all help in testing the Istio 1.9 beta and release candidates will help us in successfully delivering Istio 1.9. Thank you.
on behalf of the Istio 1.9 Release Managers