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Azure Kubernetes Service made a series of updates and improvements over the past few weeks.
Updates to the Azure Monitor for Containers agent include the auto-upgrade feature, along with enhancements and bug fixes.
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 Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available in East Asia.
The Azure Container Service (ACS) will retire on January 31, 2020. Customers should begin transitioning to the Azure Kubernetes Service or other options now.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) virtual node allows developers to elastically provision additional pods inside Container Instances that start in seconds.
The Kubernetes community announced a serious security vulnerability that affects some recent releases. In preparation for this announcement, Azure Kubernetes Service has patched all affected clusters.
Azure Kubernetes Service is now available in private preview in the China East 2 region, the first Azure China region for the service.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available in South India.
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.
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.
Target availability: October, 2018
We're rolling out a short-term fix for watch stream errors in your clusters. It will create a mutating webhook admission controller that injects the provided FQDN to fix the issue.
Azure Kubernetes Service is now generally available in the UK West region, bringing the number of regions for the service to 14.
On November 30, 2018, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) will stop supporting Kubernetes minor versions 1.7 and 1.8. We recommend that you upgrade to one of the newer minor versions.
Delete your Azure Kubernetes Service abandoned deployments if you have just deleted the resource group that contains all the resources related to the cluster but left the AKS deployment resource.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports only 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.
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.
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.
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.
Azure Container Service will be the fastest way to realize 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.