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June 2021

9 Jun

General availability: Enterprise-scale landing zone reference implementation for AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Rapidly adopt Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) using industry-proven practices.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

May 2021

25 May

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) on Azure Stack HCI is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS on Azure Stack HCI is a Kubernetes based platform that developers and administrators can use to build, deploy and manage containerized applications in their datacenters and edge locations.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Stack HCI
  • Azure Arc
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
25 May

Public preview: Cluster auto-upgrade now respects planned maintenance windows

IN PREVIEW

Use cluster auto-upgrade feature while minimizing interruptions.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
25 May

Public preview: AKS support for containerd for Windows server containers

IN PREVIEW

Benefit from enhanced pod creation speed and stability when creating Windows server containers in AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
25 May

Public preview: Kubernetes 1.21 support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

AKS customers can now benefit from new features in Kubernetes 1.21

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
25 May

Preview: AKS support for FIPS compliant nodes

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service makes it easier for you to achieve FedRAMP compliance by supporting FIPS compliant nodes

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
25 May

AKS support for regulated industries

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) makes it easier for regulated industries, such as healthcare & finance, to adopt Kubernetes for their regulated workloads

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
  • Compliance
25 May

General availability: Encryption at host support in AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now enable host-based encryption in AKS for end-to-end security.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
25 May

General availability: Azure RBAC for Kubernetes Authorization in AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Achieve unified management and access control across Azure and AKS resources.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
25 May

Public preview: Run App Service on Kubernetes or anywhere with Azure Arc

IN PREVIEW

You can now run Web Apps against a range of fully managed App Service plans or choose to deploy against Azure Kubernetes Service or your own Kubernetes clusters connected through Azure Arc that are running on-premises, at the edge, or in other clouds.

  • App Service
  • Azure Arc
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
4 May

Public preview: AKS support for Secrets Store Container Storage Interface

IN PREVIEW

Access your secrets securely via the container's file system.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

March 2021

31 Mar

Public preview: Open Service Mesh (OSM) add-on for AKS

IN PREVIEW

Service Mesh capabilities to be natively integrated with AKS via the Open Service Mesh add-on.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Open Source
31 Mar

General availability: Kubernetes v1.20 support in AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Benefit from the new features in Kubernetes 1.20, now supported by AKS in general availability.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Open Source
  • Features
31 Mar

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports node image autoupgrade in public preview

IN PREVIEW

You can now opt-in to have your node image auto-upgraded when a new AKS node image becomes available

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
31 Mar

Public preview of Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) run-command feature

IN PREVIEW

You can now invoke commands in an AKS cluster for just-in-time access when you are not on the cluster private network.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
5 Mar

General availability: Azure monitor for containers now supports Pods & Replica set live logs in AKS resource view

NOW AVAILABLE

View live logs of your pods & replica-sets in Azure Kubernetes Service(AKS) resource view. Filter, search, and troubleshoot your pods and replica-sets.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services
2 Mar

Confidential computing nodes (DCSv2) on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Confidential computing capability now available on AKS for your container workloads.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Virtual Machines
  • Security
  • Features
2 Mar

General availability: App Gateway ingress controller add-on for AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily create or attach an existing Application Gateway instance to your Azure Kubernetes Service clusters.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
2 Mar

General availability: Just-In-Time Access support in AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Improve security by implementing Just-In-Time (JIT) access rules for tasks that require elevated permissions.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
2 Mar

Public preview: Calico Windows support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

Use Calico network policy with Windows Server on AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features

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