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New AMD-based Azure Dav3 and Eav3-series virtual machines – ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads – are now in Preview.
Azure M-series VMs are now available in the Brazil South region. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.
A new Azure service that provides physical servers that host one or more Azure virtual machines. The server is dedicated to your organization and workloads.
GPU Optimized Visualization VMs now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure Regions
NVv3-Series VMs are now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure regions.
Azure Mv2-series virtual machines (VMs) offering up to 6 TB of memory are now available for the US West 2 region
Azure Mv2-series virtual machines offering up to 208 vCPU in 3 TB and 6 TB memory configurations are now generally available for the US West 2 region. Mv2 VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.
New 48vCPUs sizes for the Dv3, Dsv3, Ev3, Esv3, Fsv2, and Lsv2 Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) are now available so you can better match your workload requirements.
A proximity placement group is an Azure Virtual Machine logical grouping capability that you can use to decrease network latency among VMs.
Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East Australia and South East Australia. Around the world, it is available in nine public regions.
We have released three new B-series sizes: B12ms, B16ms and B20ms. These are lower cost VMs with flexible CPU usage.
Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.
HC-series Virtual Machines, designed to provide supercomputer-grade performance and scalability with the best price-performance on the public cloud, are now generally available in West US 2 and East US.
Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in West US 2. Around the world, it's available in seven public regions.
The VMBoundPort data set is now available for Azure Monitor for VMs customers in all supported Log Analytics workspace regions, including East US and West Europe.
Azure Mv2-series virtual machines offering up to 208 vCPU in 3TB and 6 TB memory configurations are now available in US East and US East 2 regions. Mv2 VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.
Azure App Configuration provides a service to centrally manage application settings and helps secure their accesses. In addition, it helps developers to ship code faster by being able to easily “flight” their features in production using feature flags.
Announcing newly discounted promotional pricing for the NCv1, NVv1, and Hv1-series VM families.
Generation 2 (UEFI Boot) Virtual Machines available in Azure for public preview
Effective July 1, 2019, the meter names for Azure Virtual Machines NVv2 will change.
HB-Series VMs are now available in South Central US, Western Europe
You can now quickly and forcefully power off (stop) your Azure VM with the new skipShutdown flag.