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Kubernetes resource view allows developers to use point and click navigation to see live, in-depth details of their workloads.
To improve the security of your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster, secure your pods with Azure Policy (in preview). Users can choose from a list of built-in options and apply those policies to secure pods.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports creation of clusters and node pools with containerd, an industry-standard container runtime, in preview. Containerd enhances pod creation speed as well as stability.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports bring-your-own identities for the control plane managed identity.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)-managed Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) support is now generally available.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports confidential workloads through DCSv2 SKUs (private preview)
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports confidential workloads through integration with DCSv2 SKU node pools powered by Intel SGX.
Better support for latency-sensitive workloads in critical business scenarios.
Azure Monitor for Containers is now extending monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Arc. This support is currently in preview.
Azure Government customers can now use private AKS clusters for additional security.
Starting with agent version ciprod05262020, Azure Monitor for containers will collect logs (std/stderr) for the containers running on AKS clusters with Windows node pools.
Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government.
Two new AKS upgrade capabilities that will improve the granularity and efficiency of regular Kubernetes upgrade operations are now in preview.
Azure Application Gateway ingress controller (AGIC), a managed, scalable, and highly available application delivery controller, is now available to use as the ingress (inbound) traffic load-balancer for Kubernetes pods within an AKS cluster.
Support for Windows containers Azure Container Networking Interface on Azure Stack Hub coming soon in private preview
Windows containers and Azure Container Networking Interface on in AKS engine deployed Kubernetes clusters will soon be available in private preview.
AKS now offers an optional uptime SLA.
With managed identities, there’s no need to manage your own service principals or rotate credentials often.
By analyzing your AKS configuration and usage telemetry, Azure Advisor can recommend solutions that help improve the performance, high availability, and security of your AKS cluster.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) Private Link is now generally available. Use it to isolate your Kubernetes API server within your Azure virtual network, enabling fully private communication with the managed Kubernetes control plane hosted by AKS.
Run Linux and Windows workloads side-by-side in a single cluster with AKS support for Windows Server containers.
Take advantage of underused capacity as a way to achieve significant cost savings.
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