The deprecation policy that applies to Compute Engine is defined in Google Cloud's terms of service (section 1) as Discontinuation of Services. The deprecation policy only applies to the features and services listed here.
After Google deprecates a Compute Engine feature, the feature is available for at least the period of time defined in the terms of service. After this period of time, Google schedules the feature or service for shutdown.
The following table lists Compute Engine's feature deprecations and their shutdown schedule.
|Feature||Deprecated||Shutdown date||For more information|
|Throttling metrics for persistent disks||June 23, 2022||June 22, 2023||Throttling rates|
|CloudEndure||January 30, 2019||January 01, 2020||CloudEndure deprecation|
|Compute Engine activity Logs||September 30, 2019||September 30, 2020||Compute Engine activity logs deprecation|
|Compute Engine v0.1 and v1beta1 metadata server endpoints||September 30, 2019||September 30, 2020||v0.1 and v1beta1 metadata server endpoints deprecation|