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May 2019

6 May

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) virtual node is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS virtual node, now available to the public, allows you to elastically provision additional pods inside Container Instances that start in seconds.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Container Instances

April 2019

11 Apr

Price reductions for Azure Container Instances are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Instances overall price reductions of anywhere between 35% and 50% depending on region and usage pattern.

  • Container Instances

January 2019

18 Jan

Azure Container Instances Memory Duration and vCPU Duration GUID migration

Effective March 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs for Azure Container Instances Memory Duration and vCPU Duration will change.

  • Container Instances
15 Jan

Azure portal January 2019 update

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about updates made to the Azure portal for January 2019.

  • Container Instances

December 2018

4 Dec

Azure Container Instances (ACI) GPU support public preview

IN PREVIEW

ACI now allows developers to choose GPU enabled containers. GPUs are ideal for compute and graphics-intensive workloads. This enables developers to run intensive jobs required for machine learning.

  • Container Instances

November 2018

6 Nov

Azure Container Instances now available in Canada Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Instances supports Linux and Windows container groups in Canada Central.

  • Container Instances

October 2018

31 Oct

Azure Container Instances custom Virtual Network support is in preview

IN PREVIEW

With Virtual Network support, Azure Container Instances now supports deploying containers to new or existing Azure virtual networks. Azure Container Instances containers can have secure communication with other resources, such as Azure Kubernetes Service clusters, residing in the same virtual network.

  • Container Instances
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
23 Oct

Public preview: Azure Container Instances support of managed identities

IN PREVIEW

Azure Container Instances announces the public preview of managed identity support in all Container Instances regions.

  • Container Instances
11 Oct

Azure Container Instances now available in Central India and South Central US

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2018

Azure Container Instances supports Linux and Windows containers in two new regions: Central India (Pune) and South Central US (Texas).

  • Container Instances

September 2018

25 Sep

Linux preview support of custom virtual networks on Azure Container Instances

IN PREVIEW

You can now provision Linux containers into new or existing virtual networks with Azure Container Instances. This support is in preview for Linux in two regions: West US and West Europe.

  • Container Instances
  • Virtual Network

July 2018

18 Jul

Azure Container Instances now available in Australia East, East US 2, and Central US

Azure Container Instances is available in three new regions. This change is in addition to new Azure CLI updates and moving to GA pricing.

  • Container Instances

June 2018

11 Jun

Azure Container Instances: June updates

Azure Container Instances enables multiple features in the newest API release, such as YAML support for deployment/export via AZ CLI 2.0, Log Analytics integration, secure environment variables, and liveness probes.

  • Container Instances

May 2018

21 May

Azure Container Instances on Windows and Linux

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Instances offers an on-demand compute service delivering rapid deployment of containers with no virtual machine management and elastic cloud scale.

  • Container Instances
7 May

GUID migration: Container Instances

NOW AVAILABLE

Container Instances is now available in the West US, West US 2, East US, West Europe, North Europe, and Southeast Asia regions. Starting July 1, 2018, the global GUIDs will be split out into regional GUIDs.

  • Container Instances

April 2018

25 Apr

General availability: Azure Container Instances

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Instances is generally available, with a decreased price, an improved Azure portal experience, new features, and expanded regions.

  • Container Instances

February 2018

20 Feb

Azure Container Instances: February updates

IN PREVIEW

Recent updates for Azure Container Instances include DNS name label support, streaming logs, and setting restart policies.

  • Container Instances

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