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…

Dual-Stack Networking in Azure CNI Overlay for AKS: Step-by-Step Guide

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the dynamic world of cloud computing and Kubernetes, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) has introduced an exciting public preview feature: Dual-Stack Networking in Azure CNI Overlay. This feature allows both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses to coexist in the same cluster, enhancing connectivity and preparing your infrastructure for the future. Let’s Read more…

Introducing the New “az aks copilot” Preview Feature for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in Azure CLI

Reading Time: 3 minutes Azure CLI has always been the go-to tool for cloud practitioners working with Microsoft Azure. With the addition of the az aks copilot command, Azure has integrated advanced chat-based assistance directly into the CLI. This command enables users to chat with an expert on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), allowing for Read more…

We now have Agentless Discovery for Kubernetes in Defender for Containers

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the ever-evolving world of cloud native technologies, keeping your Kubernetes cluster, including Azure Kubernetes Service (Kubernetes), secure is paramount. On August 31, 2023, Microsoft added Agentless Discovery for Kubernetes to Defender for Containers. This exciting addition allows you to enhance your Kubernetes security without the hassle of installing extra Read more…