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Is there a way to rollback a recent deployment to a previous successful deployment on app platform

Posted December 10, 2020 494 views
DigitalOcean App Platform

This is a feature I used on Heroku & CapRover whereby in the event a deployment introduces an unexpected bug, we can immediately rollback the deployment to a previous bug-free version while a hotfix is being actioned & deployed.

Is this feature available with App Platform?

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Currently there is no rollback functionality in the App Platform. The only option would be forward-deployment (e.g. by reverting commits to your git repo and manually or auto-deploying those).

This is really not acceptable.
In case of complex web apps such as angular
Build and Redeploy takes ~15 minutes
We cant potentially have production down because of revert.
Is there really no way of leveraging existing docker images?