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August 2022

17 Aug

Public preview: AKS DevX extension for Visual Studio Code

IN PREVIEW

Easily create Dockerfiles, deployment files, and GitHub Actions through Visual Studio Code using the AKS DevX extension.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 Aug

Generally available: Kubernetes 1.24 support

NOW AVAILABLE

Take advantage of the latest Kubernetes 1.24 features with AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 Aug

Generally available: Azure Dedicated Host Support

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use Azure Dedicated Hosts with AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 Aug

Generally available: Key management system integration with AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Securely manage your keys in production using bring your own key (BYOK) encrypted etcd and key management system (KMS).

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
  • Features
17 Aug

Public preview: Blob CSI support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now use built in storage classes for NFS and BlobFuse to provision new persistent volumes backed by Azure Blob storage.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 Aug

Public preview: Automated deployments in AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now hook up a GitHub Action to your Kubernetes application and deploy it to AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
3 Aug

Public preview: Policy blocking the deployment of vulnerable images

IN PREVIEW

Use an Azure Policy to block the deployment of vulnerable images on AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
3 Aug

Generally available: AKS node pool user start/stop feature

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now completely stop specific user node pools and pick up later where you left off with a switch of a button, saving time and costs.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
3 Aug

Generally available: FIPS compliant nodes for Windows in AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now create Windows-based node pools with FIPS 140-2 enabled.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
1 Aug

Public preview: AMD-based confidential VMs for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

IN PREVIEW

Announcing the public preview of confidential node pools on AKS with AMD SEV-SNP confidential VMs.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
  • Open Source
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings

July 2022

19 Jul

Generally available: Calico for Windows on AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for Calico on Windows Server is now generally available.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
19 Jul

Public preview: API Server VNet integration

IN PREVIEW

You can now create an AKS private cluster without private link/tunnel.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
19 Jul

Generally available: Bring your own Container Network Interface plugin

NOW AVAILABLE

Use third-party open source or commercial Container Network Interface (CNI) plugins with AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

June 2022

22 Jun

Public preview: AKS release tracker

IN PREVIEW

AKS release tracker allows you to see the status of AKS releases across Azure regions.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
22 Jun

Public preview: Custom certificate authorities

IN PREVIEW

You can now add custom certificate authorities to your AKS cluster(s).

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
  • Features
22 Jun

Public preview: Kubernetes release 1.24 support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

Benefit from the latest features in Kubernetes release 1.24.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
22 Jun

Generally available: HTTP proxy support for AKS clusters

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use HTTP proxy feature with all AKS add-ons.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
20 Jun

General availability: Azure GitOps with Flux v2

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2022

Announcing the general availability of GitOps with Flux v2 in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes (Arc K8s). 

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features

May 2022

24 May

Generally available: Subnet per node pool

NOW AVAILABLE

You can expand your AKS clusters across multiple subnets in the same virtual network.

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

Public preview: Windows Server 2022 host support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now use Windows Server 2022 with AKS and benefit from its many performance-related improvements.

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

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