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November 2019

4 Nov

Easily test pull request changes in the context of broader applications

IN PREVIEW

With the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Dev Spaces and GitHub Actions pull request flow, you can easily test your pull request changes in the context of a broader application. Automatically create review apps before any changes are merged into the repo’s main branch.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
4 Nov

Dev Spaces connect for Azure Kubernetes Service is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now enables you to use Dev Spaces to run and debug a service locally, while still being able to connect to the other services and resources it depends on in the cloud as if it was running in the Kubernetes cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
4 Nov

Easier diagnostics and logging with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) diagnostics help you troubleshoot and diagnose problems with your AKS clusters.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
4 Nov

Generally available: AKS cluster auto-scaler

NOW AVAILABLE

Scale more efficiently and automatically scale a Kubernetes cluster to meet demand.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
4 Nov

Public preview: Dev Spaces connect for Azure Kubernetes Service

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service now enables developers to leverage Dev Spaces to run and debug a service(s) locally, while still being able to connect to the other services and resources it depends on in the cloud as if it was running in the Kubernetes cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
4 Nov

Support for multiple-node pools in Azure Kubernetes Service is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for multiple-node pools, now generally available, allows you to use different virtual machine sizes in each pool to run various workloads in a single AKS cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
4 Nov

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for Azure Availability Zones is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure Availability Zones to protect your applications and data from data centre failures and achieve higher availability and resiliency for worker nodes.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
4 Nov

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster autoscaler is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Scale more efficiently and automatically scale a Kubernetes cluster to meet demand.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
4 Nov

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for authenticated IPs is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Achieve an additional layer of security by restricting AKS access to only trusted users.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

October 2019

16 Oct

Azure Monitor updates – Containers for China regions, Grafana dashboard template, Agent

Updates on Azure Monitor for containers for China Region, Grafana dashboard template and Agent.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
16 Oct

Azure Monitor for containers is now available in Azure US Government region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for containers is now generally available in the Azure US Government region.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor
2 Oct

Standard Load Balancers in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

NOW AVAILABLE

Bring your own IP addresses, IP prefixes and scale out the number of IPs assigned to the SLB.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
2 Oct

Managed identities integration in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Create and use system-managed identities instead of service principals in AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

September 2019

30 Sep

Azure Kubernetes Service – Retiring support for Kubernetes versions 1.11 and 1.12

NOW AVAILABLE

On Monday 9 December 2019 (2019-12-09), we’re removing support for Kubernetes versions older than the latest version (N) and two minor versions prior (N-2) because support for Kubernetes 1.15 will become available on that date. Customers running Kubernetes versions older than Kubernetes 1.13.x must upgrade by Monday 9 December 2019 to remain in support.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
18 Sep

Egress lockdown in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Achieve additional security by restricting outbound (egress) traffic for cluster nodes to a limited number of ports and addresses.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
18 Sep

Azure Kubernetes Service is now available in Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Governments customers can now build Kubernetes applications on Azure Kubernetes Service in a dedicated cloud that meets stringent government security and compliance requirements.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
6 Sep

Upgrade all Kubernetes 1.10.x clusters to a supported version by 25 October 2019

Target availability: Q4 2019

Required action Please upgrade all Kubernetes 1.10.x clusters to a supported version (1.11, 1.12, 1.13 or 1.14) by 25 October 2019.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

August 2019

8 Aug

Azure Monitor for Containers with Prometheus support for AKS engines is now in preview

Prometheus integration with Azure Monitor for containers is now in preview and brings together the best of two worlds. Typically, to use Prometheus, you need to set up and manage a Prometheus server with a database. With the Azure Monitor integration, no Prometheus server is needed – simply expose the Prometheus endpoint through your exporters or pods (application), and the containerised agent for Azure Monitor for containers can scrape the metrics for you. A seamless onboarding experience to collect Prometheus metrics with Azure Monitor is provided.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor
7 Aug

Audit logging in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use audit logging to investigate suspicious API requests, collect statistics or create monitoring alerts for unwanted API calls.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

July 2019

15 Jul

Availability Zones support is now available for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in preview

IN PREVIEW

Protect applications and data from data centre failures with redundancies across Availability Zones.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

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