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July 2020

Jul 14

Microsoft Graph Service: Retiring TLS 1.0 and 1.1 and preparing for TLS 1.2 in US Gov Cloud

IN PREVIEW

Update your Microsoft Graph clients in US Gov Cloud (https://graph.microsoft.us & https://dod-graph.microsoft.us) to TLS 1.2 by 8/5/2020 to ensure that you maintain uninterrupted access to Microsoft Graph Service.

  • Compliance
  • Security

April 2020

Apr 6

Update self-hosted integration runtime nodes to TLS 1.2 by May 11, 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Update your servers/machines running self-hosted integration runtimes that communicate with the Azure Data Factory backend for control plane actions to use transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 by May 11, 2020.

  • Data Factory
  • Compliance
  • Security
Apr 1

Azure SQL Database—Subnet delegation enforcement for managed instances

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: May 01, 2020

Beginning May 1, 2020, you'll be able to deploy managed instances only to subnets delegated to the Microsoft.Sql\managedInstance resource provider.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Retirements

February 2020

Feb 28

Service Management REST APIs and support will be retired on November 1, 2021

Target retirement date: November 01, 2021

To continue using Service Bus, Relay, and Event Hubs, please move your APIs to Azure Resource Manager.

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Retirements
Feb 28

Migrate your IaaS resources to Azure Resource Manager by March 1, 2023

Target retirement date: March 01, 2023

We encourage you to make the switch to Azure Resource Manager to take advantage of the many feature enhancements in ARM.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Retirements
Feb 27

Azure Site Recovery data encryption feature will be retired April 30, 2022

Target retirement date: April 30, 2022

This will be replaced by the more advanced Encryption at Rest with Azure Site Recovery, which uses Storage Service Encryption (SSE).

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Retirements
Feb 27

We are retiring Azure AD Domain Services classic VNET support on March 1, 2023

Target retirement date: March 01, 2023

In 2017, Azure AD Domain Services became available to host in an Azure Resource Manager network. Since then, we have been able to build a more secure service using the Azure Resource Manager‘s modern capabilities.

  • Azure Active Directory Domain Services
  • Security
  • Retirements
Feb 26

We’re retiring some Azure Site Recovery support options on March 1, 2023

Target retirement date: March 01, 2023

As we continue to invest in Azure Site Recovery (ASR) capabilities, we are going to focus our engineering efforts on disaster recovery to Azure scenarios.

  • Retirements
Feb 26

Azure StorSimple 8000/1200 series will no longer be supported starting December 31, 2022

Target retirement date: December 31, 2022

Microsoft has been expanding the portfolio of Azure Hybrid storage capabilities with new services for data tiering and cloud ingestion, providing more options to customers for storing data in Azure in native formats. In conjunction with this, support for the following StorSimple versions will end December 31, 2022.

  • StorSimple
  • Retirements
Feb 25

A8 – A11 Azure Virtual Machine sizes will be retired on March 1, 2021

Target retirement date: March 01, 2021

We recommend moving your high performance computing (HPC) workloads to another HPC Virtual Machine size.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Retirements
Feb 24

Cognitive Services Bing Speech API is being retired November 1, 2021

Target retirement date: November 01, 2021

To continue providing speech recognition and translation capabilities in your current Bing Speech applications, you’ll need to migrate them to Speech Services and the Speech SDK

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Retirements
Feb 24

We are retiring Azure Media Analytics preview processors on June 1, 2020

Target retirement date: June 01, 2020

We’ve made significant investments to Video Optical Character Recognition, Face Detector, and Content Moderator, as a part of the general availability of Azure Media Services: Video Indexer.

  • Media Services
  • Retirements
Feb 11

Move from App Center Auth and Data Preview services to alternative Azure services before 3 May 2020

Target retirement date: May 04, 2020

The long-term path is for developers to use the native Azure services as a backend for mobile apps, namely: Azure Active Directory B2C, Azure Cosmos DB, and Azure Notification Hubs.

  • Visual Studio App Center
  • Retirements
Feb 10

Update servers and applications to TLS 1.2 by March 13, 2020

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2020

Update your servers and applications that communicate with Azure Container Registry to use transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 by March 13, 2020, to improve secure communication and to avoid any service interruptions.

  • Azure Container Registry
  • Compliance
  • Security

January 2020

Jan 3

Azure spot virtual machine meter changes

Effective February 3, 2020, the resource GUIDs (also known as meter IDs) and names of Azure low-priority virtual machines on scale sets will change.

  • Services

November 2019

Nov 6

Azure Shared Image Gallery now available in Azure Government and Azure China

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Shared Image Gallery is now generally available in Azure Government and Azure China cloud regions.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Management
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters

October 2019

Oct 3

Azure Media Indexer is being retired

Target retirement date: January 01, 2023

A year ago we announced the general availability of Azure Video Indexer, which is built on the capabilities of Azure Media Analytics, Azure Search, and Cognitive Services. This enables you to extract a rich set of machine learning insights based on multiple channels of your media files, all integrated together in one call and on a shared timeline.

  • Media Services
  • Retirements

September 2019

Sep 23

Extend Azure Scheduler retirement date to 31 January 2022

Target retirement date: January 31, 2022

Based on customer feedback and requests, we are offering an extension to the deadline for service retirement for Scheduler from 31 December 2019 to 31 January 2022.

  • Scheduler
  • Retirements
Sep 22

Azure Logic Apps updates for July and August 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

The Azure Logic Apps updates for July and August 2019 include new features for ISE, designer improvements including support for portal themes, support for gateway across subscriptions, SAP connector features, new connectors, and other major feature updates and announcements.

  • Logic Apps
  • Features
Sep 4

We’re retiring v1.x of the JavaScript SDK for Azure Cosmos DB, on August 30, 2020

Target retirement date: August 31, 2020

We've recently released updates to the JavaScript SDK for Azure Cosmos DB to provide performance, stability, and feature improvements.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Retirements

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