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Select Batch Pool autoscale service-defined variables will be retired on 31 March 2024
Target retirement date: April 01, 2026
Remove references in your autoscale formula for the service-defined variables
Retirement Announcement: Assigning alert trigger playbooks within Microsoft Sentinel analytics rules
Target retirement date: March 15, 2026
Effective 15 March 2026, adding playbooks within Microsoft Sentinel analytics rules creation/edit will be deprecated.
Azure Batch classic compute node communication model will be retired on 31 March 2026
Target retirement date: April 01, 2026
Transition Batch pools to the Simplified compute node communication model
We’re retiring Cluster Configuration with Flux v1 on 24 May 2025 – transition to GitOps extension for Kubernetes to move to Flux v2
Target retirement date: May 24, 2025
Migrate to GitOps Extension for Flux v2 by 24 May 2025
Container insights recommended alerts (custom metrics) (preview) will be retired on 14 March 2026
Target retirement date: March 14, 2026
Transition to Prometheus recommended alert rules (preview) before 14 March 2026.
Retirement notice: The Azure Storage PHP client libraries will be retired on 17 March 2024
Target retirement date: March 17, 2024
Azure Storage PHP client libraries will be retired on 17 March 2024
Retirement: Azure Database Migration Service (classic) - SQL Server scenarios deprecation
Azure Database Migration Service (classic) - SQL Server scenarios will not be supported after March 31, 2026.
Public preview: Listener TLS certificates management available in the Azure portal
You can now manage the TLS certificates associated with Listeners through Azure portal.
Preview: JSON support for Active Geo-Replication on Azure Cache for Redis
Work with JSON-style documents synced across multiple regions.
Public Preview: PgBouncer monitoring metrics for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server
Monitor the PgBouncer process health for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server via Azure Monitor metrics and write custom alert rules on these metrics.
General Availability: Performance workbooks for Azure PostgreSQL - Flexible Server
New troubleshooting experiences via monitor workbooks for Azure PostgreSQL - Flexible Server
Azure SQL—General availability updates for mid-March 2023
General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in mid-March 2023
Azure Load Testing support for JMeter 5.5
Azure Load Testing now uses Apache JMeter version 5.5 for running load tests.
Azure Machine Learning - Generally availability updates for March 2023
New features now available in GA include the ability to visualize timeseries models, and create a Compute Instance on behalf of another user.
Generally available: Azure Monitor integration with Azure Container Apps
You can now choose different destinations for your Azure Container Apps logs
Now available: Azure Kubernetes Service Edge Essentials
Azure Kubernetes Service Edge Essentials is a Microsoft supported lightweight Kubernetes distribution that is fine tuned to run on edge devices with constrained resources.
Generally available: Azure SQL Database offline migrations in Azure SQL Migration extension
The Azure SQL Migration extension allows offline database migrations of on-premises and cloud SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Database, providing a comprehensive modernization experience in Azure Data Studio.
Public preview: Azure Database for MySQL connector for Power Apps, Logic Apps
Use the Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server connector to connect to MySQL data and build with Power Apps and Logic Apps.
Generally Available: Durable Functions support of managed identity for Azure Storage
You can now use an identity-based connection to access Azure Storage, instead of embedding secrets in connection strings.
Azure Red Hat OpenShift version 4.11 now available
Take advantage of the features in OpenShift version 4.11.
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