Updates Archives

Monthly updates for May 2019

May 23

GPU and HPC VM Price Promotion now available

Announcing newly discounted promotional pricing for the NCv1, NVv1, and Hv1-series VM families.

  • Virtual Machines
May 20

Generation 2 virtual machines in Azure – Public Preview


Generation 2 (UEFI Boot) Virtual Machines available in Azure for public preview

  • Virtual Machines
May 15

Reserved instance pricing in the Dev/Test Offer


Reserved instances discounts are now available for VMs and Azure SQL Database instances created in your Dev/Test offer subscriptions.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
May 8

Azure Red Hat OpenShift now available


Azure Red Hat OpenShift, a fully managed Red Hat OpenShift service, jointly operated with Red Hat is now available.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
May 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux BYOS images now available


Red Hat Enterprise Linux images are now available as both BYOS and PAYG offers.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Linux Virtual Machines


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