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Monthly updates for September 2023

Sep 22

Retirement notice: The legacy Azure Storage Python client libraries will be retired on 13 September 2024

Target retirement date: September 13, 2024

Upgrade to the latest version of the libraries before the Legacy Azure Storage Python client libraries are retired on 13 September 2024.

  • SDKs
  • Storage Accounts
  • SDK and Tools
  • Retirements
Sep 22

Retirement notice: The Azure Storage Ruby client libraries will be retired on 13 September 2024

Target retirement date: September 13, 2024

Azure Storage Ruby client libraries are being retired on 13 September 2024 - Transition to calling the Azure Storage REST API directly from your Ruby applications

  • SDKs
  • Storage Accounts
  • SDK and Tools
  • Retirements
Sep 22

Retirement notice: The legacy Azure Storage Go client libraries will be retired on 13 September 2024

Target retirement date: September 13, 2024

Upgrade to the latest version of the libraries before the Legacy Azure Storage Go client libraries are retired on 13 September 2024.

  • Storage Accounts
  • SDKs
  • Retirements
Sep 22

Azure AI Video Indexer features adjustments following Media Services Retirement

Target retirement date: July 01, 2024

Azure AI Video Indexer classic accounts will be retired on 30 June 2024 due to Azure Media Service retirement - migrate your current resources to ARM accounts.

  • Azure AI Video Indexer
  • Retirements
Sep 21

General Availability: Share VM images publicly with community gallery - Azure Compute Gallery feature

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

With community gallery, you can now share VM images with the broader Azure community.

  • Gallery
  • Open Source
  • Management
  • Features
Sep 21

Generally Available: Azure Update Manager

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Update Manager, previously known as Update Management Center, is now generally available.

  • Azure Arc
  • Management
Sep 21

Public Preview: Web PubSub support for Socket.IO

IN PREVIEW

Use your preferred Socket.IO APIs, while letting Azure handle messages and scaling for you

  • Azure Web PubSub
  • Features
Sep 20

Generally available: Azure Monitor OpenTelemetry-based Distro for Node.js and Python

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

Use OpenTelemetry-based instrumentation with vender-neutral APIs to power metrics, logs, and distributed traces in Azure Monitor application insights.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • SDK and Tools
  • Open Source
  • Management
Sep 20

General Availability: GitHub Advanced Security for Azure DevOps

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn how to enable GitHub Advanced Security for Azure DevOps code scanning, secret scanning, and dependency scanning in Azure DevOps and connect to Microsoft Defender for Cloud.

  • Azure DevOps
  • GitHub Advanced Security for Azure DevOps
  • Security
Sep 18

OpenAI Whisper model in preview in Azure OpenAI service and Azure AI Speech

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2023

The OpenAI Whisper model has multi-lingual capabilities that offer precise and efficient transcription of human speech in 57 languages, and translation into English.

  • Azure AI Speech
  • Azure OpenAI Service
  • Features
Sep 18

Azure Service Fabric 10.0 Release

NOW AVAILABLE

This release includes new features and quality improvements.

  • Services
Sep 18

Authenticate Azure Monitor logs connector in Logic App with managed identity

NOW AVAILABLE

When you enable managed identity authentication in Logic App, and grant it permissions in Log Analytics workspace, or Application Insights component, you can query data without needing...

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Security
  • Features
  • Compliance
Sep 18

Public preview: Alerts timeline view

A new timeline view simplifies the consumption experience of fired alerts.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Sep 18

General Availability: Malware Scanning in Defender for Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

Malware Scanning in Defender for Storage enables organizations to detect and prevent malware distribution events with content scanning upon upload and near real-time malware detection powered by Microsoft Defender Antivirus technologies.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Microsoft Defender
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
Sep 15

Announcing Azure FXT Edge Filer Retirement

Target retirement date: January 01, 2027

Azure FXT Edge Filer will be end of sale on 31 December 2023 with end of support on 31 December 2026

  • Retirements
Sep 15

Retirement: Azure AI Document Intelligence v2.0 API will be retired on 31 August 2026

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure AI Document Intelligence v2.0 API will be retired on 31 August 2026 – Upgrade to v3.1 general availability API version

  • Retirements
Sep 15

Project Azure FarmBeats will be retired on 30 Sep 2023 – transition to Azure Data Manager for Agriculture.

Target retirement date: September 30, 2023

Project Azure FarmBeats will be retired on September 30, 2023

  • Retirements
Sep 15

Azure Maps Gen1 Price Tier will be retired on 15 September 2026 -- transition to Azure Maps Gen2 Price Tier 

Target retirement date: September 15, 2026

Azure Maps Gen1 Price Tier will be retired on 15 September 2026 

  • Azure Maps
  • Retirements
Sep 15

Important Notice: Azure Product Retirement: End of Life Announcement of Azure Sphere classic CLI on 30 September 2024. Replace with Azure Sphere CLI

Target retirement date: September 30, 2024

Azure Sphere support for Azure Sphere classic CLI will be retired on 30 September 2024

  • Azure Sphere
  • Retirements
Sep 14

Azure Machine Learning - Public Preview for September

IN PREVIEW

Three new features now available in Public Preview enable you to utilize vision-based models in the model catalog, enjoy seamless integration with LLMOps through the Prompt Flow SDK/CLI and VS Code extensions, and monitor LLM completions for safety and quality metrics​. 

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features

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