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Monthly updates for September 2023

Sep 29

SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances will be retired by 30 June 2025 – transition to Virtual Machines

Target retirement date: June 30, 2025

SAP HANA Large Instance (HLI) on Gen4/Gen4.5 is being retired - Migrate to SAP certified Azure Virtual Machines before 30 June 2025

  • Retirements
Sep 29

Azure Monitor support for OpenCensus will end on 30 September 2024 - transition to using Azure Monitor OpenTelemetry Python Distro

Target retirement date: September 29, 2023

Azure Monitor support for OpenCensus will end on 30 September 2024

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Retirements
Sep 29

Extended support for Python 3.8 ends on October 2024

Target retirement date: October 01, 2024

Extended support for Python 3.8 ends on October 2024 — upgrade your apps to Python 3.9

  • Retirements
Sep 29

Extended support for PHP 8.1 ends on 25 November 2024

Target retirement date: November 25, 2024

Extended support for PHP 8.1 ends on 25 November 2024 — upgrade your apps to PHP 8.2

  • Retirements
Sep 29

Default outbound access for VMs in Azure will be retired— transition to a new method of internet access

Target retirement date: September 30, 2025

Default outbound access connectivity for virtual machines will be retired in September 2025

  • Bandwidth
  • Retirements
Sep 29

Retirement notice: Azure Communication Services Network Traversal (TURN) Public Preview is retiring.

Target retirement date: March 31, 2024

Azure Communication Services Network Traversal (TURN) will be retired on 31 March 2024.Please migrate to an external service...

  • Azure Communication Services
  • Retirements
  • Services
  • SDK and Tools
Sep 29

Azure Maps Web SDK Map Controls Version 1.xx will be retired on 19 September 2026 – transition to Azure Maps Web SDK Map Controls Version 3.xx

Target retirement date: August 19, 2026

Azure Maps Web SDK Map Controls Version 1.xx will be retired on 19 September 2026

  • Retirements
Sep 29

Retirement notice: The legacy Azure Storage Java 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 Java client libraries are retired on 13 September 2024.

  • SDKs
  • Storage Accounts
  • Retirements
  • SDK and Tools
Sep 29

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

Target retirement date: September 13, 2024

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

  • SDKs
  • Storage Accounts
  • Retirements
  • SDK and Tools
Sep 29

Update to Azure Functions Cosmos DB extension version 4.x by 31 August 2024 for continued support

Target retirement date: August 31, 2024

Applications hosted on Azure Functions that are using Azure Cosmos DB extension version 3.x will be unsupported after 31 August 2024.

  • Azure Functions
  • Retirements
Sep 29

Support for the 1.x version of Azure Functions ends 14 September 2026

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: September 14, 2026

Migrate to version 4.x of the Azure Functions runtime before support ends for version 1.x on 14 September 2026

  • Azure Functions
  • Retirements
Sep 29

Upgrade Azure Database for MySQL to MySQL v8.0 before support for v5.7 ends

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: September 30, 2025

Oracle retiring MySQL v5.7 on Oct 31, 2023. Azure extending support for Single Server until Sep 16, 2024, and Flexible Server until Sep 30, 2025. Upgrade to MySQL v8.0 advised.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Open Source
  • Retirements
Sep 28

Generally available: Zone Redundant Storage for Azure Disks is now available in more regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) for Azure Disks is now available on Azure Premium SSD and Standard SSD in China North 3, India Central, Switzerland North, South Africa North and Sweden Central regions..

  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Sep 28

Generally available: Azure Load Testing in Southeast Asia, Canada Central, Germany West Central and Central India

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Load Testing is in generally available in Southeast Asia, Canada Central, Germany West Central and Central India.

  • Azure Load Testing
  • Services
  • Features
Sep 27

Generally Available: Artifact cache for Azure Container Registry

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now cache OCI artifacts with ACR from seven different public registries.

  • Azure Container Registry
  • Features
Sep 27

GA: Azure Container Apps in Azure China cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now run microservices, API’s, and other container workloads without managing infrastructure in Azure China cloud

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Sep 27

Generally Available: Azure Functions v4 Programming model for Node.js

NOW AVAILABLE

Work in a more intuitive Azure Functions development experience.

  • Azure Functions
  • Open Source
  • Features
Sep 27

Public preview: Azure Functions Support for Node.js 20

IN PREVIEW

You can now develop functions using Node.js 20 locally and deploy them to all Azure Functions plans on Linux and Windows.

  • Azure Functions
  • Open Source
  • Features
Sep 27

GA: Support for Python 3.11 in Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Develop Python 3.11 apps locally and deploy them to all Azure Functions plans.

  • Features
Sep 27

GA: Vertical Pod Autoscaling add-on for AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Vertical Pod Autoscaling add-on for AKS to improve cost-efficiency, and cluster utilization for your workloads

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Open Source
  • Features

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