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Monthly updates for Virtual Machines: November 2019

27 Nov

SAP HANA backup using Azure Backup is now GA in UK South region

NOW AVAILABLE

The solution to backup SAP HANA DBs in Azure VMs using Azure Backup is now generally available in UK South region. The Azure Backup solution is also certified by SAP HANA and is the only native cloud backup solution to be certified as such.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
22 Nov

The D15_v2/DS15_v2 Azure Virtual Machines may no longer be isolated, starting May 15, 2020

Target retirement date: May 15, 2020

We recently announced Azure Dedicated Host Preview which allows you to run your organization’s Linux and Windows virtual machines (VMs) on single-tenant physical servers

  • Virtual Machines
  • Retirements
  • Services
18 Nov

HPC Specialized VMs (GPU) - NVv4-Series in preview

IN PREVIEW

NVv4-Series VMs are now available in preview in South Central US and West Europe regions

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
14 Nov

HPC Specialized VMs - HB and HC-series

IN PREVIEW

Azure HB & HC Virtual Machines expand to new regions

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
6 Nov

Azure Shared Image Gallery now available in Azure Government and Azure China

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Shared Image Gallery is now generally available in Azure Government and Azure China cloud regions.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Management
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Regions & Datacenters
6 Nov

Azure Shared Image Gallery now supports specialized images in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Shared Image Gallery now supports specialized images in preview. This feature enables you to create specialized image versions using multiple snapshots (OS disk and data disks).

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Management
  • Microsoft Ignite
4 Nov

Azure generation 2 virtual machines (VMs) are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Generation 2 VMs are now generally available in Azure. New available features include Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX), support for large VMs (up to 12 TBs), and the ability to provision OS Disks sizes that exceed 2 TBs.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Services
4 Nov

New Azure Dav4-series and Eav4-seriesvirtual machines are now available.

NOW AVAILABLE

New Azure Dav4-series and Eav4-series virtual machines (VMs) based on AMD EPYC™ are now available. They are ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

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