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September 2020

Sep 30

New features for Windows Server containers in Azure Kubernetes Service

IN PREVIEW

Learn about new Windows Server container related capabilities in AKS

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Sep 30

Confidential computing nodes (DCSv2) support on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Orchestrate your container applications with hardware based isolation and data-in-use protection through Intel SGX enclaves. Supporting both enclave aware containers and confidential containers (unmodified container apps)

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Virtual Machines
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 22

GA: Azure Kubernetes Service mutate default storage class feature

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS users now have the flexibility to use a different storage class instead of the default storage class.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 22

Visual Studio Code extension diagnostics + periscope

IN PREVIEW

This Visual Studio Code extension enables developers to use AKS periscope and AKS diagnostics in their development workflow to quickly diagnose and troubleshoot their clusters.

  • Visual Studio Code
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 22

GA: Azure Kubernetes Service support for new base image Ubuntu 18.04

NOW AVAILABLE

Ubuntu 18.04 is now the default Node Operating System on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 22

Public preview: Azure role-based access control (RBAC) for Kubernetes authorization

IN PREVIEW

Achieve unified management and access control across Azure resources, AKS, and Kubernetes resources.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 22

GA: Policy add-on for Azure Kubernetes Service

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now set policies beyond the Azure Resource Manager level and drive in-depth compliance across pods, namespaces, ingress, and other Kubernetes resources.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Policy
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 22

Public preview: AKS start/stop cluster feature

IN PREVIEW

Customers can save on time and costs by using the start/stop AKS clusters.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 22

Azure Kubernetes Service on Azure Stack HCI now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS) on Azure Stack HCI enables developers and admins to deploy and manage containerized apps on Azure Stack HCI.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Stack HCI
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 22

Public preview: Azure Kubernetes Service support for Kubernetes 1.19

IN PREVIEW

AKS users can now benefit from features in Kubernetes 1.19 release

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 1

Azure Kubernetes Service: Node disk DOS by writing to container /etc/hosts (CVE-2020-8557)

If a pod writes a large amount of data to the etc/hosts file within Azure Kubernetes Service, it can potentially cause the node to fail.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
Sep 1

Azure Kubernetes Service: Privilege escalation from compromised node to cluster (CVE-2020-8559)

There is a potential risk to nodes if an attacker is able to intercept certain requests to the Kubelet. See if you're vulnerable and how to mitigate.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security

August 2020

Aug 17

Public preview: CSI storage driver support in Azure Kubernetes Service

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports Container Storage Interface (CSI), a standard for exposing arbitrary block and file storage systems to containerized workloads on Kubernetes. This offers more flexibility in exposing storage systems in Kubernetes.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Aug 17

Public preview: Azure Resource Health support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now easily see when your AKS resources were unavailable due to any problems encountered as well as under any maintenance operation.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Aug 17

Public preview: Ephemeral OS disk support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

AKS now supports ephemeral OS disk for AKS agent nodes in public preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Aug 17

General Availability: Azure Kubernetes Service node image upgrade

NOW AVAILABLE

Users can now initiate a targeted upgrade to agent nodes for a given node pool to pull the latest available node updates and patches without requiring a full cluster upgrade

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Aug 5

Kubernetes resource view is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Kubernetes resource view allows developers to use point and click navigation to see live, in-depth details of their workloads.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

July 2020

Jul 21

Secure Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) pods with Azure Policy (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

To improve the security of your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster, secure your pods with Azure Policy (in preview). Users can choose from a list of built-in options and apply those policies to secure pods.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Policy
  • Features
Jul 21

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for containerd runtime is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports creation of clusters and node pools with containerd, an industry-standard container runtime, in preview. Containerd enhances pod creation speed as well as stability.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jul 21

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports bring-your-own control plane managed identity

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports bring-your-own identities for the control plane managed identity.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

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