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December 2021

Dec 1

General availability: Create AKS clusters without local user accounts

NOW AVAILABLE

Disable local accounts for AKS cluster and use AAD only for more secure cluster access.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
  • Features
Dec 1

General availability: AKS auto-certificate rotation

NOW AVAILABLE

You no longer need to monitor and manually rotate non-CA certificates on the AKS control plane and agent nodes for compliance or policy reasons.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Dec 1

General availability: AKS node image auto-upgrade

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS now handles the routine task of node image upgrade for you.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

November 2021

Nov 10

Azure Security Center: General availability updates for October 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates released for general availability (GA) in Azure Security Center in October 2021.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
Nov 10

Azure Security Center: Public preview updates for October 2021

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure Security Center in October 2021.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
Nov 3

General availability: New Azure Data Explorer output plugin for Telegraf

NOW AVAILABLE

This new output plugin allows you to write telemetry collected by any of the input plugins of Telegraf directly into Azure Data Explorer e.g. it makes SQL monitoring at scale better and affordable.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Open Source
Nov 2

General availability: Run IBM WebSphere Liberty and Open Liberty on ARO and AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Automated solution templates to run IBM WebSphere Liberty and Open Liberty on Azure Red Hat OpenShift (ARO) and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), jointly developed with IBM, are now available in the Azure Marketplace.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

General availability: Run Oracle WebLogic Server on Azure Kubernetes Service

NOW AVAILABLE

An automated solution template to run Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), jointly developed with Oracle, is now available in the Azure Marketplace.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Azure Machine Learning - Ignite, November 2021 public preview announcements

IN PREVIEW

New feature Azure Arc-enabled machine learning inference and data labeling with text classification using ML Assist capabilities are now available in preview in Azure Machine Learning

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Public preview: Azure Virtual Machines DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series now available

IN PREVIEW

New DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series Azure Virtual Machines transform the state-of-the-art for confidential workloads.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Public preview: New Azure Arc capabilities in November 2021

IN PREVIEW

Azure Arc is announcing new functionality, which includes improved machine learning capabilities, and new features for Azure Arc-enabled data services.

  • Azure Arc
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

General availability: Azure Monitor container insights for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor container insights for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes is now generally available. You can now monitor all Kubernetes, AKS or non-AKS through container insights.

  • Azure Arc
  • Azure Monitor
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Open Service Mesh add-on for AKS is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the service mesh capabilities from Open Service Mesh (OSM) integrated natively with the AKS managed service offering.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

General availability: AKS support for Secrets Store CSI driver

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily integrate secrets stores into your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) so you can securely access your secrets via the container’s file system.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Azure Service Operator v2 release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure Service Operator to provision resources within Kubernetes and implement self-service resource provisioning for your application developers.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Open Source
Nov 2

Public preview: Azure Container Apps

IN PREVIEW

Today we're announcing the public preview of Azure Container Apps. Run and scale modern apps using a fully managed serverless container service built for microservices.

  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Public preview: gMSAv2 security policy support for Kubernetes workloads on Windows

IN PREVIEW

AKS will now take care of GMSA configuration, as well as maintaining trust during scale operations in the Windows nodepool.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Azure Machine Learning public preview announcement Ignite, November 2021

IN PREVIEW

New feature Azure Arc-enabled machine learning inference and data labeling with text classification using ML Assist capabilities are now available in preview in Azure Machine Learning.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Public preview: Dapr extension for AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now easily provision Dapr on AKS clusters. No need to download Dapr tooling and manually installing and managing the runtime on AKS clusters.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Install Azure Service Operator via Visual Studio Code extension for AKS

You can now quickly install Azure Service Operator for your AKS clusters using Visual Studio Code extension for AKS by passing on Service Principal credentials.

  • Visual Studio Code
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features

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