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

Wednesday, July 18, 2018


Azure Container Instances supports Linux containers in three new regions: Australia East (New South Wales), East US 2 (Virginia), and Central US (Iowa). These additions bring the total to nine regions across the globe. Read the full region availability details.

New Azure CLI 2.0 functionality includes:

  • Specify network protocols (TCP or UDP) for container groups by using the --protocol flag.
  • Configure Log Analytics to store and query container logs by passing your workspace name with the --log-analytics-workspace flag.

General availability (GA) pricing is effective as of July 1, 2018. The changes in pricing were described in the April GA announcement for Azure Container Instances. This includes removal of creation fees and lowered resource cost per second. For more information, see the full GA pricing details.

For more information on all features, visit the Azure Container Instances product documentation.

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