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May 2020

May 19

Support for Windows containers Azure Container Networking Interface on Azure Stack Hub coming soon in private preview

IN PREVIEW

Windows containers and Azure Container Networking Interface on in AKS engine deployed Kubernetes clusters will soon be available in private preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Build
May 13

Optional Uptime SLA now available for Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS)

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS now offers an optional uptime SLA.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Pricing & Offerings

April 2020

Apr 28

Managed identity support in AKS is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

With managed identities, there’s no need to manage your own service principals or rotate credentials often.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Apr 28

Azure Advisor integration with AKS now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

By analyzing your AKS configuration and usage telemetry, Azure Advisor can recommend solutions that help improve the performance, high availability, and security of your AKS cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Apr 28

Azure Private Link for AKS is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) Private Link is now generally available. Use it to isolate your Kubernetes API server within your Azure virtual network, enabling fully private communication with the managed Kubernetes control plane hosted by AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Apr 28

Windows Server containers in AKS now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Run Linux and Windows workloads side-by-side in a single cluster with AKS support for Windows Server containers.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Apr 15

Azure Spot support for Azure Kubernetes Service is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Take advantage of underused capacity as a way to achieve significant cost savings.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

March 2020

Mar 23

Azure Security Center—Protection for Azure Kubernetes Service is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Azure Security Center is expanding its container security features to protect Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

  • Security Center
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
Mar 17

Announcing Azure Private Link GA for Azure Services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in Preview and GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Key Vault
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • App Configuration
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Security
  • Services

February 2020

Feb 3

Azure Cloud and Direct Billing Are Now Generally Available in Kaleido's Blockchain Platform

NOW AVAILABLE

Kaleido’s Blockchain Business Cloud now includes direct Azure billing and full support for customers using Kaleido’s Pay-As-You-Go plans

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services

December 2019

Dec 11

Azure Private Link support in AKS now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Use Azure Private Link support in AKS to Interact with the Kubernetes API server as a private endpoint in your virtual network, ensuring that all Kubernetes management operations remain completely isolated.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Features

November 2019

Nov 4

Easily test pull request changes in the context of broader applications

IN PREVIEW

With the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Dev Spaces, and GitHub Actions pull request flow, you can easily test your pull request changes in the context of a broader application. Automatically create review apps before any changes are merged into the repo's main branch.

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

Dev Spaces connect for Azure Kubernetes Service is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now enables you to use Dev Spaces to run and debug a service(s) locally, while still being able to connect to the other services and resources it depends on in the cloud as if it was running in the Kubernetes cluster.

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

Easier diagnostics and logging with Azure Kubernetes Service is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)diagnostics help you troubleshoot and diagnose problems with your AKS clusters.

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

Public preview: Dev Spaces connect for Azure Kubernetes Service

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service now enables developers to leverage Dev Spaces to run and debug a service(s) locally, while still being able to connect to the other services and resources it depends on in the cloud as if it was running in the Kubernetes cluster.

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

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