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March 2020

23 Mar

Azure Security Center – Protection for Azure Kubernetes Service is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Azure Security Center is expanding its container security features to protect Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

  • Security Center
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
17 Mar

Announcing Azure Private Link GA for Azure Services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in Preview and GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Key Vault
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • App Configuration
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Security
  • Services

February 2020

3 Feb

Azure Cloud and direct billing are now generally available in Kaleido’s blockchain platform

NOW AVAILABLE

Kaleido’s blockchain business cloud now includes direct Azure billing and full support for customers using Kaleido’s pay-as-you-go plans

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services

December 2019

11 Dec

Azure Private Link support in AKS now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Use Azure Private Link support in AKS to interact with the Kubernetes API server as a private endpoint in your virtual network, ensuring that all Kubernetes management operations remain completely isolated.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Features

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)
  • Microsoft Ignite
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)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
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)
  • Features
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)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
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)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
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)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
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)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite

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)
  • Features
  • Management
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
  • Management
  • Regions & Datacenters
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)
  • Features
  • Open Source
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)
  • Features

September 2019

30 Sep

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

Target retirement date: December 09, 2019

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)
  • Open Source
  • Retirements
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)
  • Features
  • Gallery
  • Open Source
  • Security
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)
  • Open Source
  • Regions & Datacenters
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)
  • Services

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
  • Features
  • Management

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