Azure updates

Get the latest updates on Azure products and features to meet your cloud investment needs. Subscribe to notifications to stay informed.

RSS feed
Product category
Status:

December 2020

Dec 11

Deprecation of webview sign-in support announcement from Google

Target retirement date: January 04, 2021

Google is deprecating webview support starting January 4, 2021.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Operating System
  • Retirements
  • Compliance

October 2020

Oct 30

Action Required: Migrate to Data Science Virtual Machine Ubuntu 18.04

Target retirement date: April 01, 2021

End of Support for Data Science Virtual Machine for Ubuntu 16.04 on 1 April 2021.

  • Data Science Virtual Machines
  • Retirements
Oct 30

Bing Search APIs will transition from Azure Cognitive Services to Azure Marketplace on 31 October 2023

Target retirement date: October 31, 2023

Continue to create new instances of Bing Search APIs under the Azure Marketplace.

  • Bing Search
  • Retirements
Oct 28

We’re retiring Azure SQL DB Import-Export Direct Endpoints on 31 October 2023

Target retirement date: October 31, 2023

Start using Azure Resource Manager REST APIs.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Retirements
Oct 27

Azure Red Hat OpenShift 3.11 will be retired on 30 June 2022

Target retirement date: June 30, 2022

Start using Azure Red Hat OpenShift on OpenShift 4.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Retirements
Oct 27

Community support for PHP 7.4 is ending on 28 November 2022

Target retirement date: November 28, 2022

App Service support for PHP 7.4 on Windows is ending on 28 November 2022.

  • App Service
  • Retirements
Oct 27

Legacy developer portal in Azure API Management will retire on 31 October 2023

Target retirement date: October 31, 2023

Start using the new developer portal in Azure API Management.

  • API Management
  • Retirements
Oct 27

Action Required: Update to Data Science Virtual Machine Ubuntu 18.04

Target retirement date: October 31, 2023

Migrate to Data Science Virtual Machine – Ubuntu 18.04 Image.

  • Data Science Virtual Machines
  • Retirements
Oct 13

Azure Dev Spaces is retiring on 31 October 2023

Start using Bridge to Kubernetes in Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio Code

  • Developer tool integrations
  • Services
  • Retirements

September 2020

Sep 4

Begin migrating your codespaces to GitHub Codespaces

Target retirement date: February 17, 2021

To simplify our user experience, Visual Studio Codespaces is transitioning to GitHub Codespaces, and the current Azure service will retire on 17 February 2021.

  • Visual Studio Codespaces
  • SDK and Tools
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Retirements
Sep 3

Azure API Management will retire 5 legacy metrics in Azure Monitor on 31 August 2023

Target retirement date: August 31, 2023

Start using the new Requests metric in Azure Monitor.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements
Sep 3

Azure S8 and S9 Analysis Services SKUs retiring on 31 August 2023

Target retirement date: August 31, 2023

Migrate to S8V2 or S9V2 SKUs

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Retirements
Sep 3

Azure Storage classic metrics will be retired on 31 August 2023

Target retirement date: August 31, 2023

Transition to using metrics in Azure Monitor

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements
Sep 3

Migrate your Azure Data Factory version 1 to 2 service

Target retirement date: August 31, 2023

We’re retiring Azure Data Factory version 1 service on 31 August 2023

  • Data Factory
  • Retirements
Sep 1

View Designer in Azure Monitor is retiring on 31 August 2023

Target retirement date: August 31, 2023

Start using Azure Monitor Workbooks for rich visual reports

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements
Sep 1

Update your Azure Cosmos DB .NET SDKs by 31 August 2022

Target retirement date: August 31, 2022

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

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Retirements
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 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
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

Azure at Microsoft Ignite

Resources

Download the quarterly Azure Updates retrospective.

2019 Q4

2019 Q3

2019 Q2

Read the Azure blog for latest news and announcements.

Blog

Tell us what you think of Azure and what you want to see in the future.

Provide feedback

Azure is available in more regions than any other cloud provider.

Check product availability in your region