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September 2020

Sep 1

Start using Power BI Embedded to access, share and distribute content easily

Target retirement date: August 31, 2021

We’re retiring Power BI Workspace Collection on 31 August 2021.

  • Retirements

August 2020

Aug 27

Update your Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK by 31 August 2022

Target retirement date: August 31, 2022

We’ll be retiring version 1.x and 2.x of the Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Retirements
Aug 27

Update your Traffic Analytics queries by 31 August 2022

Target retirement date: August 31, 2022

Update Traffic Analytics log schema to use new fields in queries

  • Retirements
Aug 27

Version 2 of Translator is retiring on 24 May 2021

Target retirement date: May 24, 2021

Migrate to version 3 of Translator

  • Translator
  • Retirements

July 2020

Jul 28

Migrate to the new version of the Azure Time Series Insights Gen2 APIs

NOW AVAILABLE

Read about the process for migrating onto the new generally available API version for Time Series Insights Gen2.

  • Azure Time Series Insights
  • Features
Jul 27

Azure Active Directory Registration Service is ending support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1

Azure Active Directory Registration Service: Ending support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 and preparing for TLS 1.2 in US Gov and commercial clouds

  • Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
  • Retirements
  • Security
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.

  • Azure 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
  • Retirements
  • Management

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
  • Retirements
  • Security
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

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