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General Availability: Isovalent Cilium Enterprise through Azure Marketplace
Target availability: Q2 2023
Isovalent Cilium Enterprise is now generally available through Azure Marketplace.
General availability: Azure CNI powered by Cilium
Target availability: Q2 2023
Leverage next generation eBPF dataplane for pod networking, Kubernetes network policies and service load balancing.
Public Preview – Support for WebSocket APIs in Azure API Management Self-hosted Gateway
We are announcing the native support for WebSocket APIs in the self-hosted gateway feature inside Azure API Management.
General Availability: Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus
Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus is now Generally Available.
Public preview: Automated deployments in AKS now supports Draft
Configure automated deployments to create a Dockerfile, build a container image and create Kubernetes deployment files directly from your source code.
Public preview: Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus for Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes
Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus is now extending monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Arc.
AKS DevX Extension Updates for Visual Studio Code
Easily create and deploy GitHub Actions to automate your deployments.
Public preview: Multi-cluster update support in Azure Kubernetes Fleet Manager
Orchestrate upgrades to your clusters in a planned manner across multiple clusters to achieve a consistent environment across a set of clusters.
Generally Available: Kubernetes marketplace
Access to a vibrant ecosystem of first-party and third-party solutions for building robust enterprise solutions.
Generally Available: Azure Linux support in AKS
Deploy Azure Linux as the node pool host OS in the AKS cluster and build apps on top of the preferred container.
Public preview: Azure Container Storage
Azure Container Storage is a new Azure service built natively for containers that enables customers to create and manage volumes for running production scale stateful container applications.
Application Gateway V1 will be retired on 28 April 2026– Transition to Application Gateway V2
Target retirement date: April 28, 2026
Application Gateway V1 will be retired on 28 April 2026
Public preview: Azure Container Apps available in Azure China
You can now use Azure Container Apps in Azure China.
Generally Available: Kubernetes 1.26 support in AKS
Benefit from Kubernetes 1.26 features in production.
Public preview: AKS service mesh addon for Istio
Installing and using Istio on your AKS clusters is now easier.
Generally Available: Long term support version in AKS
You now have the option to enable long term support for a specific Kubernetes version.
Public preview: Fail Fast Upgrade on API Breaking change detection
Use this feature to reduce time you have to spend on post upgrade workload troubleshooting
OpenCost for AKS cost visibility
Get greater visibility into current and historic Kubernetes spend and resource allocation..
GA: Azure Active Directory workload identity with AKS
You can now use AAD workload identity with AKS in production
Azure Service Operator stable release version 2.0 now available
Create and manage over 100 Azure resources such as databases, storage accounts, VMs, and more from within Kubernetes.
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