Advanced Network Observability – Supercharging Container Network Observability in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Reading Time: 7 minutes Introduction Hello, fellow Kubernetes enthusiasts! Welcome back to Pixel Robots! Today, we’re diving into a powerful new feature thats currently in preview for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) – Advanced Network Observability. If you’ve ever wished for superpowers or just Cilium Hubble to monitor and diagnose your container network, this is Read more…

Implementing Deployment Safeguards in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS): A Step-by-Step Guide

Reading Time: 4 minutes Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) introduces Deployment Safeguards, a feature designed to enforce Kubernetes best practices through Azure Policy controls. This guide provides a step-by-step walkthrough on how to set up and leverage Deployment Safeguards for more secure and compliant Kubernetes deployments. Understanding Deployment Safeguards Deployment Safeguards are designed to enforce Read more…

Introducing Enhanced Security in Azure Kubernetes Service: Disabling SSH Access on Cluster Nodes

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the ever-evolving landscape of cloud computing and Kubernetes management, Microsoft’s Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) continuously introduces features to bolster security and ease of management. A significant new feature now in preview is the ability to control SSH access to AKS cluster nodes, providing administrators with enhanced security capabilities. This Read more…

Streamlining Observability: Integrating AKS and Managed Prometheus with an Existing Grafana Workspace

Reading Time: 2 minutes In today’s cloud-centric world, having a clear insight into your applications and infrastructure is more crucial than ever. Tools like Grafana and Azure Monitor stand at the forefront of monitoring and visualization, offering unparalleled visibility into your systems. I have been working on a new Bicep module that streamlines the Read more…

Exploring Azure Kubernetes Service’s Node Autoprovision: A Deep Dive into the Latest Public Preview Feature

Reading Time: 8 minutes After finally finding the time to delve into Azure Kubernetes Service’s (AKS) latest public preview feature, Node Autoprovision (NAP), I’m excited to share my insights with you. This feature, drawing from the open-source AWS tool Karpenter, promises to significantly streamline and optimize node management in AKS. Understanding Node Autoprovision in Read more…