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    August 2019

    Aug 12

    Azure Datacenter IP ranges (XML files) will be deprecated by June 30, 2020

    Weekly publication of Azure datacenter IP ranges (also known as XML files) for Azure Public, China, and Germany will be deprecated by June 30, 2020.

    • Retirements
    Aug 2

    Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from Azure App Service on November 11, 2019

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from the Azure portal on November 11, 2019.

    • App Service
    • Azure mobile app
    • App Service (Linux)
    • Features
    • Retirements

    July 2019

    Jul 10

    SQL Server Registry available: Extended Security Updates for SQL Server 2008 / 2008 R2

    July-9 2019 marks the official last day of SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 support. Customers that need to remain on SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 for some additional time can leverage Extended Security Updates (ESUs). To obtain security updates for SQL Server on-premises or hosted environments, customers must first register the eligible SQL Server instances in their own SQL Server Registry.

    • Retirements

    June 2019

    Jun 28

    API Apps Icon Removed from Azure Marketplace Web category in the Azure Portal

    The API Apps icon in the Web category of the Azure Marketplace has been removed from the Azure Portal. Since API Apps and Web Apps have the same functionality, the API Apps icon has been removed.

    • App Service
    • Web Apps
    • Azure API for FHIR
    • Features
    • Retirements
    Jun 17

    Application Insights connector will retire on June 30,2019

    Application Insights Connector which provided a way to export Application Insights data to a Log Analytics workspace will retire on June 30, 2019.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Application Insights
    • Retirements
    • Services

    May 2019

    May 21

    Azure Monitor classic alerts retirement date extended to August 31st, 2019

    Azure Monitor classic alerts retirement date which was originally scheduled for June 30th, 2019 is being extended to August 31st, 2019 to provide customers more time to voluntarily migrate their classic alerts. You can migrate your classic alerts today using the migration tool. After August 31st, 2019 we will perform an automatic migration on your behalf.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Alerts
    • Application Insights
    • Features
    • Management
    • Retirements
    May 21

    Azure log integration tool deprecation

    Azure log integration (AzLog) tool will be deprecated on June 15, 2019.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Management
    • Retirements
    • Security

    April 2019

    Apr 30

    Retire and replace specific Security Center features on July 31, 2019

    Each of the Security Center features that are being retired can be replaced with new ones, or existing features in Azure Log Analytics or Azure Sentinel Preview

    • Security Center
    • Retirements
    Apr 30

    The Azure US Gov Iowa region is being retired April 30, 2020

    We operate three additional US government regions, all of which provide similar or enhanced capabilities to the US Gov Iowa region, which is being retired.

    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Retirements
    Apr 18

    Azure Traffic Manager will stop automatically enabling, disabling, or deleting endpoints for Azure Cloud Services on May 1, 2019

    Target availability: Q2 2019

    Currently, Azure Traffic Manager can automatically enable, disable, or delete endpoints when starting, stopping, or deleting the corresponding cloud service. However, this option will be retired on May 1, 2019, and you’ll need to manually enable, disable, or delete profile endpoints in Traffic Manager when starting, stopping, or deleting a cloud service. You’ll continue to be billed for the endpoints unless they are manually disabled or deleted.

    • Traffic Manager
    • Cloud Services
    • Retirements
    • Services
    Apr 18

    Azure Automation Service Management REST APIs are being retired January 30, 2020

    Migrate any Azure Automation Service Management REST APIs and PowerShell cmdlets for Azure Automation to Resource Manager REST APIs or the latest PowerShell cmdlets by January 30, 2020.

    • Automation
    • Retirements
    Apr 8

    Cloud-based load testing features will be retired on March 31, 2020

    To continue cloud-based load testing, choose from several of our Azure partners and alternatives found in this article that are well equipped to adapt to your unique performance testing needs.

    • Retirements

    March 2019

    Mar 28

    New tool available to migrate from classic monitoring alerts

    Classic alerts are scheduled to retire, and now you can automatically migrate them to the new Azure Monitor platform.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Alerts (Classic)
    • Application Insights
    • Compliance
    • Management
    • Retirements
    • Services
    Mar 25

    IoT Hub supports new Azure Monitor metric alerts

    Announcing the new Azure Monitor metric alerts in IoT Hub. These new metric alerts are faster and more flexible than the older classic alerts, and they're also easier to set up.

    • Azure IoT Hub
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    • Retirements
    Mar 6

    Retiring Azure Batch AI

    Microsoft made the Azure Machine Learning service generally available on Dec 4, 2018, which allows users to build, train, manage and deploy machine learning models. Because this new service has fully replaced the capabilities of Azure Batch AI Preview.

    • Azure Batch AI
    • Retirements

    February 2019

    Feb 23

    Azure Analysis Services web designer to be discontinued

    The Azure Analysis Services web designer will be removed from the Azure portal as early as March 1, 2019.

    • Retirements
    • Services
    Feb 4

    Azure StorSimple 5000/7000 series will no longer be supported starting July 9, 2019

    To avoid service disruptions, retire your StorSimple 5000/7000 series devices and migrate as soon as possible to an alternative solution.

    • StorSimple
    • Retirements
    Feb 1

    Extend alerts created in the Azure Government cloud's OMS portal to Azure

    Azure Government customers who use the OMS portal can now extend their log query–based alerts to the Azure portal.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Alerts
    • Compliance
    • Management
    • Retirements
    • Services

    December 2018

    Dec 17

    Azure Scheduler will retire on September 30, 2019

    Move from Azure Scheduler to Azure Logic Apps by September 30, 2019

    • Scheduler
    • Features
    • Retirements
    Dec 5

    Azure Container Service Will Retire on January 31, 2020

    The Azure Container Service (ACS) will retire on January 31, 2020. Customers should begin transitioning to the Azure Kubernetes Service or other options now.

    • Azure Container Service
    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Retirements

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