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Microsoft Azure Ultra Disks now generally available

Published date: August 15, 2019

With general availability of Microsoft Azure Ultra Disks Storage today, we are delivering the next generation of our highly performant Azure Managed Disk, for data intensive workloads migrating to or running in the cloud. Azure Ultra Disk will help you get maximum extremely scalable performance and sub-millisecond latency for applications and databases like SAP HANA, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, Cassandra, Oracle DB, Postgre SQL, NoSQL, MySQL and many more.

Azure Ultra Disks will give you access to the best in class IOPS, throughput and latency in the cloud. You can now:

  • Choose from a range of different disks sizes ranging from 4 GiB up to 64 TiB with granular increments
  • Scale performance up to 160K IOPS and 2 GB/s per disk with zero downtime using our flexible innovative design
  • Achieve the optimal performance you need per disk even at low storage capacities 

Our preview customers have benefited by achieving new levels of performance and scale on Azure for their Virtual Machine and Container workloads. Get started today with Azure Ultra Disk Storage.  Please refer to our how-to-guide for a deep dive and learn more by reading the blog.


  • Managed Disks
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

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