Feature Deprecations

Once an App Engine feature has been officially deprecated, the feature continues to be available for at least the period of time defined in the terms of service. After this period of time, the feature or service will be scheduled for removal (turndown).

The following table lists current App Engine feature deprecations and the related turndown schedules.

Feature (status) Deprecated Turndown Date Details
Backend API (GA) March 13, 2014 TBD
ClientLogin (GA) April 20, 2012 April 12, 2016 Service Turndown Complete
Datastore Admin Copy Entities (Beta) July 14, 2015 February 2, 2016 Service Turndown Complete
Datastore backups to Blobstore (Beta) June 9, 2015 October 1, 2015 Service Turndown Complete
Django packaged libraries 1.2, 1.3 (GA) July 14, 2015 July 18, 2016 Django 1.2, 1.3 Turndown
Files API (Beta) June 12, 2013 September 9, 2015 Service Turndown Complete
Java 6 Support (GA) July 14, 2015 July 18, 2016 Java 6 Turndown
Master/Slave Datastore (GA) April 4, 2012 July 6, 2015 Service Turndown Complete
OAuth 1.0 Support (Alpha) July 14, 2015 November 10, 2015 Service Turndown Complete
OpenID 2.0 Support (Alpha) July 14, 2015 February 23, 2016 Service Turndown Complete
PageSpeed (Alpha) May 6, 2015 December 1, 2015 Service Turndown Complete
Prospective Search API (Alpha) July 14, 2015 December 1, 2015 Service Turndown Complete
Python 2.5 (GA) March 8, 2013 TBD
Virtual IP (GA) May 31, 2016 TBD Virtual IP (VIP) Transition to Server Name Indication (SNI)

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