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Featured Update #1

Monday, March 18, 2019

AKS cluster autoscaling lets you scale more efficiently and run applications without downtime.

Featured Update #2

Monday, March 18, 2019

 Premium blob storage is a new tier of Blob storage (hot, cool, and archive are the existing tiers) ideal for demanding workloads that require high transaction rates or faster and more consistent response times like IOT and telemetry.

Featured Update #3

Monday, March 18, 2019

Azure Data Studio, our cross-platform data editor, now provides preview support for PostgreSQL. A Microsoft extension for PostgreSQL in Visual Studio Code is now also in preview.

Products

    March 2019

    Mar 18

    Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster autoscaler is in preview

    AKS cluster autoscaling lets you scale more efficiently and run applications without downtime.

    Mar 18

    Azure Kubernetes service (AKS) control plane audit logging is now in preview

    Target availability: Q1 2019

    : Use audit logging in AKS to keep a chronological record of calls that have been made to the Kubernetes API server, also known as the control plane.

    Mar 8

    AKS 2019-03-07 release

    The AKS 2019-03-07 release contains bug fixes and a new version of the Azure Monitor for containers agent.

    Mar 5

    General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service in France Central

    Azure Kubernetes Service is now generally available in France Central. It's the 18th Azure region to offer the service.

    February 2019

    Feb 26

    Azure Container Registry firewall rules and Virtual Network (in preview)

    Azure Container Registry now supports container registries that can be placed within a Virtual Network , eliminating the public endpoint and enabling firewall rules for specific external resources access.

    Feb 13

    CVE-2019-5736 and runC vulnerability in AKS

    Recently, a security vulnerability was announced in runC. Microsoft has built a new version of the Moby container runtime that includes the OCI update to address this vulnerability.

    Feb 11

    General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service in Australia Southeast

    Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available in Australia Southeast.

    January 2019

    Jan 28

    In Development - AKS Pod Identity

    AKS pod identity gives pods running in Kubernetes their own first-class identity in Azure Active Directory so they can securely communicate with Azure services.

    Jan 28

    In Development - AKS cluster auto-upgrade

    Cluster auto-upgrade ensures that nodes in a cluster are running the latest version of Kubernetes.

    Jan 28

    In Development - Node auto-repair support for AKS

    Node auto-repair monitors nodes in a cluster and initiates a repair process if a node fails to meet health criteria.

    Jan 28

    In Development - AKS private cluster

    Limit access to the Kubernetes API server to your Azure virtual network.

    Jan 28

    In Development - Availability Zones (AZ) support for AKS

    Achieve higher reliability and resiliency by using Availability Zones (AZ).

    Jan 28

    In Development - Multiple node pools for your AKS workloads

    Multiple node pools enable you to have different VM size per node pool to accommodate custom resource needs

    Jan 28

    In Development - Authorized IP Ranges for Kubernetes API server

    Restrict access to the Kubernetes API server to specific IP addresses or IP ranges.

    Jan 28

    In Development - AKS pod security policy

    Control sensitive pod specifications by setting up policies to validate requests to pods.

    Jan 28

    In Development - AKS cluster autoscaling

    Scale more efficiently and run applications without downtime.

    Jan 28

    Public Preview: AKS Network Policy

    Enables better security controls with user-defined network policy.

    Jan 25

    Public preview: Azure Monitor for containers support for AKS-engine

    Azure Monitor for containers support for AKS-engine is available in public preview.

    Jan 25

    Azure Monitor for containers: January updates

    We're updating the Azure Monitor for containers agent to enhance reliability and performance for the agent.

    December 2018

    Dec 26

    Azure Kubernetes Service December Update

    Azure Kubernetes Service made a series of updates and improvements over the past few weeks.

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