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Key Vault now enables you to automatically rotate keys for encryption of your data.
Trusted launch virtual machine (VM) support for VMs using Ephemeral OS disks improves the security of generation 2 VMs in Azure.
Automated key rotation in Key Vault allows security officers to improve data security.
Take multi-disk consistent point in time snapshots of all the disks attached to a VM for backup and disaster recovery purposes.
The provisioned throughput for Azure Ultra Disk Storage has been increased to 4,000 MB/s per disk.
Centralized management of keys for encrypting Azure disks is now generally available, allowing you to manage encryption keys centrally in a subscription and encrypt disks and snapshots in other subscriptions in your organization.
Disk pool enables you to access Azure Disk Storage for high-performance, durable block storage for your Azure VMware Solution workloads. We are introducing new enhancements to disk pool to improve availability, cost-efficiency, and management.
Cross-region snapshot copy is now in preview, allowing you to copy disk snapshots to any region for disaster recovery scenarios.
With live resize of Azure Disk Storage in preview, you can dynamically increase your disk size without any downtime to your application.
On-demand disk bursting is now generally available for Premium SSDs, allowing you to scale performance to meet demand whenever needed and optimize costs.
You now can choose where to store Ephemeral OS disks, either in VM temp disk or on VM cache. This enables Ephemeral OS disks to be created on more VM sizes that have sufficient temp disks.
Now generally available in West Europe, North Europe, West US 2, and France Central, Zone-redundant storage (ZRS) for Azure Disk Storage protects disks from zonal failures which may occur due to natural disasters or hardware issues.
Azure Premium SSDs now enables you to change performance tiers without any downtime to your applications.
Shared disks on Azure Disk Storage are now generally available on all Premium SSD and Standard SSD sizes
Shared disks can now be leveraged on smaller Premium SSDs from 4GiB to 128 GiB and all Standard SSDs from 4 GiB to 32 TiB. This expands shared disk support to Ultra Disk, Premium SSD, and Standard SSD enabling you to optimize for different price and performance options based on your workload needs.
With disk pool, Azure VMware Solution customers can now access Azure Disk Storage for high-performance, durable block storage. Customer can scale their storage independent of compute and handle their growing data needs more cost-effectively.
Disk bursting at the virtual machine level is now available for the following virtual machines: Dsv4, Dasv4, Ddsv4, Esv4, Easv4, Edsv4, Fsv2 and B-series virtual machines. This enables your workloads to handle unforeseen disk traffic spikes smoothly without the need to overprovision your virtual machine.
The preview of on-demand disk bursting for Premium SSDs P30 and greater (lager than 512 GiB) is now expanded to all production regions.
General availability: Expansion of credit-based disk bursting to Azure Standard SSDs E30 and smaller
Credit-based disk bursting, which allows you to handle unexpected disk traffic and batch jobs smoothly without the need to overprovision your disk, is now available on Azure Standard SSDs E30 and smaller.
Now available in public preview in West Europe, North Europe, West US 2, and France Central, Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) option for Azure managed disks protect disks from zonal failures which may occur due to natural disasters or hardware issues.
Provisioned throughput price on Azure Ultra Disks is reduced by 65% in all regions where Ultra Disks are available
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