Starting in version 1.22, server-side apply has become officially “stable” in kubernetes, and in most is truly an upgrade from client-side applies. It respects fields that other server-side tools mark as controlled, and allows for applying larger and more complex objects. However, there are a couple “gotchas” to be aware of. Most are either big loud errors, or called out explicitly in the documentation, but one thing I can across while working with server-side apply diffs (N.