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December 2018

11 Dec

Azure Monitor for containers is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for containers is now generally available. Azure Monitor for containers monitors the health and performance of Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
11 Dec

General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in East Asia

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available in East Asia.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
5 Dec

Azure Container Service will retire on 31 January 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Container Service (ACS) will retire on 31 January 2020. Customers should begin transitioning to the Azure Container Service or other options now.

  • Azure Container Service
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
4 Dec

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) virtual node is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) virtual node allows developers to elastically provision additional pods inside Container Instances that start in seconds.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
3 Dec

AKS clusters patched for Kubernetes vulnerability

The Kubernetes community announced a serious security vulnerability that affects some recent releases. In preparation for this announcement, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) has patched all affected clusters.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

November 2018

13 Nov

Private preview: Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in Azure China

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now available in private preview in the China East 2 region, the first Azure China region for the service.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
12 Nov

General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in South India

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available in South India.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
1 Nov

Kubernetes on Azure Stack in preview

IN PREVIEW

We now support Kubernetes cluster deployment on Azure Stack, a certified Kubernetes Cloud Provider. Install Kubernetes using Azure Resource Manager templates generated by ACS-Engine on Azure Stack.

  • Azure Stack
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

October 2018

31 Oct

Azure Container Instances custom Virtual Network support is in preview

IN PREVIEW

With Virtual Network support, Azure Container Instances now supports deploying containers to new or existing Azure virtual networks. Azure Container Instances containers can have secure communication with other resources, such as Azure Kubernetes Service clusters, residing in the same virtual network.

  • Container Instances
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
30 Oct

General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service in UK West

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service is now generally available in the UK West region, bringing the number of regions for the service to 14.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

September 2018

24 Sep

Reducing Kubernetes patch versions supported in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now only supports two stable patch versions for every minor version supported. AKS previously supported five minor versions: 1.7,1.8,1.9,1.10 and 1.11.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

July 2018

16 Jul

What’s new in Azure Monitor—container health

New feature updates to have been released for Azure Monitor container health for Azure Kubernetes Service since the successful public preview launch at the //build conference.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

December 2017

21 Dec

Preview: Azure SDK for Go 12.0.0

IN PREVIEW

Preview version 12.0.0-beta of the Azure SDK for Go is now available to help you use Azure services from Go applications. To get it, run `go get -u github.com/Azure/azure-sdk-for-go/...` or use dep.

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Cognitive Services

September 2017

21 Sep

Azure Cloud Shell: New CLI tools added and font-size selection

IN PREVIEW

Microsoft routinely maintains and updates Azure Cloud Shell, including the addition of new CLI tools to improve your productivity. Learn about the CLI tools we recently added.

  • Batch
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

April 2017

27 Apr

Azure Container Service

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Service will be the fastest way to realise the benefits of running containers in production. It’ll use customers’ preferred choice of open source technology, tools and skills, combined with the confidence of solid support and a thriving community ecosystem.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

April 2016

19 Apr

General availability: Azure Container Service

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Service optimizes the configuration of popular open-source tools and technologies specifically for Azure. It provides an open solution that offers portability for both your containers and your application configuration. Today, it enters general availability.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

February 2016

17 Feb

Public preview: Azure Container Service

IN PREVIEW

Azure Container Service helps you use Docker images and Linux containers in a production environment.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

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