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July 2018

Jul 18

Azure Container Instances now available in Australia East, East US 2, and Central US

Azure Container Instances is available in three new regions. This change is in addition to new Azure CLI updates and moving to GA pricing.

June 2018

Jun 11

Azure Container Instances: June updates

Azure Container Instances enables multiple features in the newest API release, such as YAML support for deployment/export via AZ CLI 2.0, Log Analytics integration, secure environment variables, and liveness probes.

May 2018

May 21

Visual Studio Team Services | Azure DevOps Projects

Use Azure DevOps Projects to start running your application on Azure App Service or Virtual Machine hosts.

May 21

Azure Container Instances on Windows and Linux

Azure Container Instances offers an on-demand compute service delivering rapid deployment of containers with no virtual machine management and elastic cloud scale.

May 7

GUID migration: Container Instances

Container Instances is now available in the West US, West US 2, East US, West Europe, North Europe, and Southeast Asia regions. Starting July 1, 2018, the global GUIDs will be split out into regional GUIDs.

April 2018

Apr 25

General availability: Azure Container Instances

Azure Container Instances is generally available, with a decreased price, an improved Azure portal experience, new features, and expanded regions.

February 2018

Feb 20

Azure Container Instances: February updates

Recent updates for Azure Container Instances include DNS name label support, streaming logs, and setting restart policies.

December 2017

Dec 19

General availability: Azure CNI plug-in

Azure CNI allows your containers to be part of an Azure Virtual Network and leverage the rich set of capabilities that a virtual network offers.

October 2017

Oct 13

Azure Batch updates

Learn about recent Batch updates for custom images, virtual networks, low-priority GA, and more.

July 2017

Jul 27

Azure Container Instances

We're extremely excited to announce a new Azure service that makes it even easier to deploy containers. The very first service of its kind in the cloud, Azure Container Instances is a new Azure service delivering containers with great simplicity and speed, and without any Virtual Machine infrastructure to manage.

Jul 21

Nested virtualization in Azure

We're excited to announce that you can now enable nested virtualization using the Dv3 and Ev3 virtual machine sizes.

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