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    May 2019

    May 17

    Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports Windows Server containers

    Use managed Kubernetes for all of your workloads whether they’re in Windows, Linux or both.

    May 14

    General Availability: Azure Dev Spaces

    Azure Dev Spaces is now available in the East US, East US 2, Central US, West US 2, North Europe, West Europe, UK South, Southeast Asia, Australia East, Canada Central, and Canada East regions.

    May 6

    User-defined network policy in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now available

    A user-defined network policy enables secure network segmentation within Kubernetes, and is now available.

    May 6

    Azure Container Registry virtual network and firewall rules support is now in preview

    Virtual network and firewall rules support is now available in Azure Container Registry in preview.

    May 6

    Authenticated IP for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now in preview

    Your organization can now restrict access to its Kubernetes control plane to specific IP addresses or IP ranges.

    May 6

    Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) virtual node is now available

    AKS virtual node, now available to the public, allows you to elastically provision additional pods inside Container Instances that start in seconds.

    May 6

    Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) multi node pools is in preview

    Use different virtual machine sizes in a node pool to run a variety of workloads in a single AKS cluster.

    May 6

    Azure Dev Spaces is now generally available for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

    Azure Dev Spaces is now generally available for AKS. Use Dev Spaces to rapidly iterate and debug different parts of an application in parallel in the same AKS cluster. Developer teams can test code end-to-end without replicating or mocking-up dependencies.

    April 2019

    Apr 30

    General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service in North Central US and Japan West

    Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available in North Central US and Japan West.

    Apr 17

    Pod security policy for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now available in preview

    Pod Security Policy enables customers to control sensitive aspects of a pod specification by defining a set of conditions that a pod must run with in order to be accepted.

    Apr 9

    General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service in South Central US, Korea South, and Korea Central

    Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available in South Central US, Korea South, and Korea Central.

    March 2019

    Mar 20

    General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service in India Central

    Azure Kubernetes Service is now generally available in India Central. It's the 19th Azure region to offer the service.

    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.

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