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Deprecated and discontinued features in SQL Server

My co-authors and I recently wrapped up the book SQL Server 2019 Administration Inside Out, which should be hitting the shelves in the next week or two. At the end of Chapter 1 I have a small note about deprecated and discontinued features, and this post expands on that section. The following statements are true:
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What is your SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Plan?

SQL Server 2005 will no longer be supported by Microsoft as of 12 April 2016. One of the services I offer my customers is an upgrade from any* version of SQL Server to the latest and greatest version. It is helpful to remember that version upgrades are quite tricky. The database engine does not support
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