Monthly updates for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS): March 2023
Public preview: AKS support for Kubernetes 1.26 release
You can now try out Kubernetes v1.26 features with Azure Kubernetes Service
Docker container runtime retirement for Windows node pools effective May 1, 2023
Migrate to containers before May 1, 2023
AKS will stop support for Windows Server 2019 on March 1 2026
Transition your Kubernetes workloads on Windows Server 2019 to Windows Server 2022 by March 1 2026.
Now available: Azure Kubernetes Service Edge Essentials
Azure Kubernetes Service Edge Essentials is a Microsoft supported lightweight Kubernetes distribution that is fine tuned to run on edge devices with constrained resources.
Public Preview - Backup for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Azure Backup is announcing public preview of Backup for AKS allowing customers to protect their applications by providing ability to backup and restore AKS clusters.
Disclosure: In-tree disk and file drivers will no longer be supported starting in Kubernetes v1.26
Migrate your existing in-tree disk and file volumes to CSI drivers using provided guidance.
GA: Online live resize of persistent volumes
Scale up persistent volumes without taking the application offline.
Public preview: Pod sandboxing in AKS
AKS now allows you to isolate workloads at the kernel level.
Public preview: AKS NodeOSUpgrade channel
You now have more flexible options for managing your upgrades.
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