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Monthly updates for November 2021

2 Nov

Limited preview: New Azure Virtual Machines deliver increased storage throughput for data-intensive workloads

IN PREVIEW

Microsoft is announcing the upcoming preview of Ebs v5 and Ebds v5 Azure VMs, a new memory optimized VM series that delivers up to 300% increase in remote storage performance compared to prior generation VMs. The increased storage throughput is ideal for data-intensive workloads, such as large relational databases, high-performance OLTP scenarios, and data analytics applications.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: New Azure Virtual Machines deliver increased performance for a broad range of workloads

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Dv5 and Ev5 Azure Virtual Machines feature 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8370C (Ice Lake) processors and deliver better price-performance compared to prior VM generations. The latest Dasv5 and Easv5 VMs - based on the 3rd Generation AMD EPYCTM 7763v (Milan) processor - now include options without local disk storage for lower-cost entry points. All these new VMs are now generally available and target general-purpose and memory-intensive workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Public preview: Simplified provisioning of access to data lake assets

IN PREVIEW

Azure Purview will enable data owners to use a simple intuitive experience to centrally manage access to data in Azure Storage

  • Azure Purview
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite

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