ICYMI: All blogs and updates from Azure last week

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Cloud Services (classic) deployment model is retiring on 31 August 2024 Migrate your cloud services to a new deployment model before 31 August 2024. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/cloud-services-retirement-announcement/
Azure Functions support for Node 8 is ending on 28 February 2022 Functions App support for Node 8 apps is ending on 28 February 2022, we recommend you upgrade to Node 14. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/azure-functions-support-for-node-8-is-ending-on-28-february-2022/
Azure Data Factory Compute Optimized data flows will be retired on 31 August 2024 Transition from Compute Optimized data flows to General Purpose data flows by 31 August 2024. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/compute-optimized-data-flows-will-be-retired-on-31-august-2024/
Azure Functions support for Python 3.6 is ending on 30 September 2022 Functions App support for Python 3.6 is ending on 30 September 2022, we recommend you upgrade to Python 3.8. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/azure-functions-support-for-python-36-is-ending-on-30-september-2022/
Basic and Standard A-series VMs will retire on 31 August 2024 Migrate your Azure workloads to Av2-series VMs before 31 August 2024. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/action-required-migrate-your-azure-workloads-to-av2series-vms-before-31-august-2024/
Community support for Azure Database PostgreSQL version 10 ends on 10 November 2022 Upgrade your Azure Database for PostgreSQL from version 10 to 11. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/action-required-upgrade-your-azure-database-for-postgresql-from-version-10-to-11/
Optimize your private mobile network and accelerate innovation with hyperscale cloud We’ve outlined how Azure private MEC enables operators and systems integrators to deliver private cellular, enterprise workloads, and edge compute services with ease, offering a robust partner network while combining computing, networking, and services on hardware located at the edge. In this article, we outline how bringing the power of hyperscale cloud to operator-enabled private mobile networks can lower capital expenditures (CapEx) and operating expenses (OpEx), accelerate the pace of innovation, and open up new and exciting revenue opportunities. https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/optimize-your-private-mobile-network-and-accelerate-innovation-with-hyperscale-cloud/
Azure AD B2C redirect URL login.microsoftonline.com will be retired on 31 August 2022 Update apps using Azure AD B2C to new redirect b2clogin.com. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/update-apps-using-azure-ad-b2c-to-new-redirect-b2clogincom/
Azure expands HITRUST certification across 51 Azure regions Azure expands offering and region coverage to Azure customers with its 2021 HITRUST validated assessment. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/2021-azure-hitrust/
Public preview: Apply settings inside machines using Azure Policy's guest configuration Azure Policy can audit or configure settings inside a machine, both for machines running in Azure and Arc-enabled hybrid machines. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/public-preview-apply-settings-inside-machines-using-azure-policys-guest-configuration/
Azure Synapse Analytics Compute Optimized data flows will be retired on 31 August 2024 Transition from Compute Optimized data flows to General Purpose data flows by 31 August 2024. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/azure-synapse-analytics-compute-optimized-data-flows-will-be-retired-on-31-august-2024/
Transition to new work item integration in Application Insights by 31 August 2022 Work item integration (classic) will be retired on 31 August 2022. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/retirement-notice-transition-to-new-work-item-integration-in-application-insights/
ND-series Azure Virtual Machines will be retired by 31 August 2022 Transition to new HPC virtual machines by 31 August 2022. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/ndseries-azure-virtual-machines-will-be-retired-by-31-august-2022/
Java 7 will be retired from App Service on 29 July 2022 Transition to Java 11 or 8 by 29 July 2022. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/transition-to-java-11-or-8-by-29-july-2022/
Machine Learning Studio (classic) will retire on 31 August 2024 Machine Learning Studio (classic) will be retired by 31 August 2024 – transition to Azure Machine Learning. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/machine-learning-studio-classic-will-retire-on-31-august-2024/
Multi-step web tests will be retired on 31 August 2024 Transition to custom availability tests in Application Insights by 31 August 2024. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/retirement-notice-transition-to-custom-availability-tests-in-application-insights/
Hard coded IP address for Azure Site Recovery will be retired on 31 August 2024 Hard coded IP for Azure Site Recovery will be retired on 31 August 2024 – transition to using service tags. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/transition-to-using-service-tags-by-31-august-2024/
Community support for PHP 7.3 is ending on 6 December 2021 Upgrade to PHP 7.4 before 6 December 2021. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/community-support-for-php-73-is-ending-on-6-december-2021/
Retiring version Async 2.x of the Azure Cosmos DB Java SDK on 31 August 2024 Update to Java Async 2.x to Java SDK 4.x by 31 August 2024. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/retirement-notice-update-java-async-2x-to-java-sdk-4x-by-31-august-2024/
General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 21.08 This quality release includes bug fixes and security updates of the Azure Sphere OS. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/general-availability-azure-sphere-os-version-2108/
Windows 11 public preview is now available on Azure Virtual Desktop You can now run Windows 11 preview images on Azure Virtual Desktop. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/updates/windows-11-public-preview-is-now-available-on-azure-virtual-desktop/

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