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Monthly updates for March 2023

Mar 31

Action recommended: Implement disaster recovery strategies for your Azure App Service web apps by 31 March 2025

Target retirement date: March 31, 2025

We'll no longer place apps in disaster recovery mode in the event of a regional disaster.

  • App Service
  • Retirements
Mar 31

The “managed” IoT Edge solution on Azure stack Edge will be retired on March 31, 2024. Transition your IoT Edge workloads to an IoT Edge solution running on a Linux VM on Azure Stack Edge.

Target retirement date: March 31, 2024

The “managed” IoT Edge solution on Azure Stack Edge will be retired on 31 March 2024

  • Retirements
Mar 31

Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server will be retired—migrate to Flexible Server by 28 March 2025

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: March 30, 2023

On 28 March 2025, Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server will be retired, and you'll need to migrate to Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server by that date.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Retirements
Mar 31

Action Required: Transition to DCR-based KQL transformations by 31 March 2026 

Target retirement date: March 31, 2026

Custom fields feature will be retired on 31 March 2026

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements
Mar 31

Azure CDN will be retiring Azure CDN Standard from Akamai on 31 October 2023 – transition to another CDN profile to avoid service interruption

Target retirement date: November 01, 2023

Azure CDN Standard from Akamai is being retired and services will end on 31 October 2023

  • Retirements
Mar 31

Update: SQL Server connector’s V1 actions and triggers will be retired on 31 March 2025 – transition to SQL Server connector’s V2 actions and triggers

Target retirement date: March 31, 2025

SQL Server connector’s V1 actions and triggers will be retired on 31 March 2025

  • Logic Apps
  • Retirements
Mar 31

Retirement notice: Migrate from Public Peering by March 31, 2024

Target retirement date: April 01, 2024

ExpressRoute Public Peering will be retired on March 31, 2024.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute Circuits
  • Retirements
Mar 31

Classic experience to protect VMware machines using Azure Site Recovery will be retired on 30 March 2026

Target retirement date: March 30, 2026

Azure Site Recovery’s classic experience to protect VMware VMs will be retired on 30 March 2026

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Retirements
Mar 31

Transition to built-in Azure Monitor alerts for Recovery Services vaults in Azure Backup by 31 March 2026

Target retirement date: March 31, 2026

Classic alerts for Azure Backup will be retired on 31 March, 2026

  • Azure Backup
  • Retirements
Mar 30

Azure Image Builder Portal Functionality now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Using Azure Image Builder’s new portal functionality, you can now build and validate custom images inside the portal. Now available!

  • Azure VM Image Builder
  • Features
Mar 30

Azure Service Fabric 9.1 Second Refresh Release

NOW AVAILABLE

This release includes quality improvements.

  • Azure Service Fabric
  • Services
Mar 29

HDInsight

IN DEVELOPMENT

Azure HDInsight for Apache Spark 3.3.0 is under development. 

  • Services
Mar 29

Generally available: Mount Azure Files and ephemeral storage in Azure Container Apps

NOW AVAILABLE

Persist data in Azure Container Apps via mounted volumes.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Features
Mar 29

Azure Maps is now HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliant

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Maps ensures HIPAA compliance is achieved for protected health information (PHI), such as geocoding patient home addresses.

  • Azure Maps
  • Compliance
Mar 29

Public Preview: Simplified flush operation for caches using active geo-replication

IN PREVIEW

Flush all data from active geo-replicated caches using portal, PowerShell, or CLI

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Features
Mar 29

Public Preview: In-place scaling for enterprise caches

IN PREVIEW

Scale enterprise caches up or out without disrupting the operation of the current cache using in-place scaling.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Features
Mar 29

Public preview: AKS support for Kubernetes 1.26 release

IN PREVIEW

You can now try out Kubernetes v1.26 features with Azure Kubernetes Service

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Mar 29

Public Preview: Storage in-place sharing in Microsoft Purview in additional regions

IN PREVIEW

Storage in-place data sharing with Microsoft Purview public preview is now supported for Azure Data Lake Gen2 and Blob storage accounts in East US, East US2, North Europe, Southcentral US, West Central US, West Europe, West US, West US2

  • Features
Mar 29

Public Preview: Connection audit logs for Enterprise tier caches

IN PREVIEW

Log all connections to your cache.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Features
Mar 29

Azure HDInsight for Apache Kafka 3.2.0 is now available for public preview.

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure HDInsight for Apache Kafka 3.2.0 now available for public preview and ready for production workloads.

  • HDInsight
  • Services

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