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November 2019

Nov 4

Generally Available: AKS cluster autoscaler

NOW AVAILABLE

Scale more efficiently and automatically scale a Kubernetes cluster to meet demand.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Nov 4

Support for multiple node pools in Azure Kubernetes Service is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for multiple node pools, now generally available, allows you to use different virtual machines sizes in each pool to run various workloads in a single AKS cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 4

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

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure Availability Zones to protect your applications and data from data center failures and achieve higher availability and resiliency for worker nodes.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 4

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster autoscaler is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Scale more efficiently and automatically scale a Kubernetes cluster to meet demand.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 4

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for authenticated IPs is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Achieve an additional layer of security by restricting AKS access to only trusted users.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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)

NOW AVAILABLE

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

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

Target retirement date: December 09, 2019

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

NOW 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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW 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

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

NOW 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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

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

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