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Kubernetes now Generally Available on Azure Container Service

Anand Chandramohan
Microsoft

We announced preview support for Kubernetes in November 2016. Since then, we have received a lot of valuable feedback from customers. Based on this feedback we have improved Kubernetes support and now move it to GA.

 

With today’s news, we again deliver on our goal of providing our customers the choice of open-source orchestrators and tooling that simplifies the deployment of container based applications in the cloud. The ACS team are announcing today our next wave of features that includes:

 

  • Kubernetes now generally available (GA) – We announced preview support for Kubernetes in November 2016. Since then, we have received a lot of valuable feedback from customers. Based on this feedback we have improved Kubernetes support and now move it to GA.
  • Preview of Windows Server Containers with Kubernetes – Coinciding with latest Kubernetes release, this is a great time to provide additional choice in orchestrator for Windows Server customers using ACS. Customers can now preview both Docker Swarm (launched in preview last year) as well as Kubernetes though ACS, providing choice as well as consistency with two of the top three Linux container orchestration platforms.
  • DC/OS 1.8.8 update – We are updating our DC/OS support to version 1.8.8. DC/OS is a production-proven platform that elastically powers both containers and big data services.

For the full announcement and more details, check out Saurya' blog for the announcement.

 

We love hearing from our customers about how they are using containers on Azure and the benefits it brings to their application development lifecycle. We hope to hear from you, too.

 

 

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