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Action Required: Migrate to Data Science Virtual Machine Ubuntu 18.04

Published date: October 30, 2020

After 1 April 2021, the Data Science Virtual Machines for Ubuntu 16.04 will be not be supported, and the image will not be available for new deployments.

Action required
To minimize risk and potential security vulnerabilities start using the Ubuntu 18.04 Data Science Virtual Machine. Learn more here. For a fully configured and managed experienced, you can also use Azure Machine Learning.

More information
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