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Monthly updates for February 2021

26 Feb

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 54 is now generally available - February 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides provides fixes, updated replication support, and download links for Site Recovery components.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
26 Feb

Power BI Connector for Azure Databricks is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the general availability of the Power BI connector for Azure Databricks, for Power BI Service and Power BI Desktop 2.85.681.0.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Features
25 Feb

We are retiring Classic Azure Migrate on 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Transition to Azure Migrate by 29 February 2024.

  • Azure Migrate
  • Retirements
25 Feb

Action required: Switch to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 by 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Migrate to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
  • Retirements
25 Feb

Update the Azure Cosmos DB Java SDK by 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

We’ll be retiring version Sync 2.x of the Azure Cosmos DB Java SDK.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Retirements
25 Feb

Start using new alerts in Azure Monitor for Azure Government Cloud

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Classic alerts in Azure Monitor will be retired on 29 February 2024

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements
25 Feb

Start using new alerts in Azure Monitor for Azure China 21Vianet

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Classic alerts in Azure Monitor will be retired on 29 February 2024.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements
25 Feb

Azure Stack Edge Pro FPGA is retiring on 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 28, 2024

Upgrade to the new Azure Stack Edge Pro GPU devices.

  • Azure Stack Edge
  • Retirements
24 Feb

Microsoft plans to establish first datacenter region in Indonesia

IN DEVELOPMENT

Microsoft increases its investment in Indonesia’s digital economy, with plans to establish its first datacenter region in the country.

  • Regions & Datacenters
24 Feb

Azure Batch rendering VM images & licensing will be retired on 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Azure Batching rendering VM images & licensing are being retired.

  • Batch
  • Retirements
24 Feb

We’re retiring the standard version of Custom Voice on 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Upgrade to Custom Neural Voice.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Retirements
24 Feb

We are retiring Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics v2.x on 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Transition to Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics v3.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Retirements
24 Feb

Please upgrade your Azure AD Connect sync to a newer version by 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

We’re retiring older versions of Azure Active Directory Connect.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Retirements
24 Feb

Azure Batch Transcription and Customization Rest API v2 will be retired by 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Update your code that uses Azure Batch Transcription and Customization Rest API.

  • Speech services
  • Retirements
24 Feb

Azure Application Gateway analytics will be retired on 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Transition to Azure Monitor Network Insights workbook.

  • Application Gateway
  • Azure Monitor
  • Security
  • Retirements
24 Feb

General availability: Enabling IBM WebSphere on Azure Kubernetes Service

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now leverage guidance jointly developed with IBM to run WebSphere Liberty and Open Liberty on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Open Source
23 Feb

Update your Azure Media Services REST API and SDKs to v3 by 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

We’ll be retiring version 2 of the Azure Media Services API and the associated client SDKs on 29 February 2024.

  • Media Services
  • Retirements
23 Feb

Update your scripts to use Az PowerShell modules by 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

We'll retire AzureRM PowerShell modules on 29 February 2024.

  • Retirements
23 Feb

We’re retiring Classic Application Insights on 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Transition to workspace-based Application Insights.

  • Application Insights
  • Retirements
23 Feb

AKS legacy Azure AD integration will be retired on 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Transition to AKS Managed Azure AD by 29 February 2024.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Retirements

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