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Basic and Standard A-series VMs will retire on 31 August 2024

Published date: August 24, 2021

On 31 August 2024, we'll retire Basic and Standard A-series VMs. Before that date, you'll need to migrate your workloads to Av2-series VMs, which provide more memory per vCPU and faster storage on solid-state drives (SSDs).

Required action

To avoid service disruptions, migrate your workloads from Basic and Standard A-series VMs to Av2-series VMs before 31 August 2024.

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