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    October 2019

    Oct 16

    Azure Monitor updates—Containers for China regions, Grafana dashboard template, Agent

    Updates on Azure Monitor for containers for China Region, Grafana dashboard template, and Agent.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    • Management
    Oct 16

    Azure Monitor for containers is now available in Azure US Government region

    Azure Monitor for containers is now generally available in the Azure US Government region.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Azure Monitor
    • Management
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Oct 2

    Standard Load Balancers in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

    Bring your own IP addresses, IP prefixes, and scale out the number of IPs assigned to the SLB.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    • Open Source
    Oct 2

    Managed identities integration in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now in preview

    Create and use system-managed identities instead of service principals in AKS.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features

    September 2019

    Sep 30

    Azure Kubernetes Service—Retiring support for Kubernetes versions 1.11 and 1.12

    On Monday, December 9, 2019 (2019-12-09), we’re removing support for Kubernetes versions older than the latest version (N), and two minor versions prior (N-2), because support for Kubernetes 1.15 will become available on that date. Customers running Kubernetes versions older than Kubernetes 1.13.x must upgrade by Monday, December 9, 2019, to remain in support.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Open Source
    • Retirements
    Sep 18

    Egress lockdown in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available

    Achieve additional security by restricting outbound (egress) traffic for cluster nodes to a limited number of ports and addresses.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    • Gallery
    • Open Source
    • Security
    Sep 18

    Azure Kubernetes Service is now available in Azure Government

    Azure Governments customers can now build Kubernetes applications on Azure Kubernetes Service in a dedicated cloud that meets stringent government security and compliance requirements.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Open Source
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Sep 6

    Upgrade all Kubernetes 1.10.x clusters to a supported version by October 25, 2019

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    Required action Please upgrade all Kubernetes 1.10.x clusters to a supported version (1.11, 1.12, 1.13, or 1.14) by October 25, 2019.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Services

    August 2019

    Aug 8

    Azure Monitor for Containers with Prometheus support for AKS engines is now in preview

    Prometheus integration with Azure Monitor for containers is now in preview and brings together the best of two worlds. Typically, to use Prometheus you need to set up and manage a Prometheus server with a database. With the Azure Monitor integration, no Prometheus server is needed—simply expose the Prometheus endpoint through your exporters or pods (application), and the containerized agent for Azure Monitor for containers can scrape the metrics for you. A seamless onboarding experience to collect Prometheus metrics with Azure Monitor is provided.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    • Management
    Aug 7

    Audit logging in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available

    Use audit logging to investigate suspicious API requests, collect statistics, or create monitoring alerts for unwanted API calls.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features

    July 2019

    Jul 15

    Availability Zones support is now available for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in preview

    Protect applications and data from datacenter failures with redundancies across Availability Zones.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    Jul 1

    Azure Monitor for Containers: Enhanced search on live data and other updates available

    Feature Updates enhanced search on live data, node storage/network performance on AKS, and data collection filter

    • Azure Monitor
    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    • Management

    June 2019

    Jun 28

    General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service in Brazil South

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

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Jun 11

    Azure Monitor for containers - updates to live data settings

    Azure Monitor for containers - updates to live data settings

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Azure Monitor
    • Management
    Jun 1

    Azure Monitor for Containers - Updates on Windows AKS Support, UI enhancement, and Node Storage Capacity

    New features updates for Azure Monitor for Containers for Node Storage, Windows AKS support, and UI enhancements

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Azure Monitor
    • Management

    May 2019

    May 28

    General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service in South Africa North

    Target availability: Q2 2019

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

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    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.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    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.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    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.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    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.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Container Registry
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build

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