Get the latest updates on Azure products and features to meet your cloud investment needs. Subscribe to notifications to stay informed.RSS feed
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
General availability: Virtual machine (VM) level disk bursting available on all Dsv3 and Esv3 families
Virtual machine (VM) level disk bursting enables your workloads to handle unforeseen disk traffic spikes smoothly without the need to overprovision your virtual machine. The feature is now enabled on all Dsv3-series and Esv3-series virtual machines.
Azure Disk Backup offers snapshot lifecycle management to Azure Managed Disk by automating periodic creation of snapshot and retain it for configured duration using Backup policy.
Premium SSD managed disks now enables you change performance tiers without any downtime to your applications.
Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) option for Azure managed disks protect disks from zonal failures which may occur due to natural disasters or hardware issues.
Azure Disk Storage now enables you to automatically update keys for encryption of your data.
On-demand disk bursting is available in preview for Premium SSDs, allowing you to scale performance to meet demand whenever needed and optimize costs.
New disk bursting metrics that help you gain insight into your disks IO and bandwidth limits for your provisioned and bursting performance and inform you of how much of your bursting credit have been used. These allow you to see your disk's limits for performance as well as see how you have been using your bursting capabilities in the past.
Target availability: Q1 2021
Azure Backup offers snapshot lifecycle management to Azure Managed Disk by automating periodic creation of snapshot and retain it for configured duration using Backup policy.
Achieve higher performance and cost savings on Azure Disk Storage with performance tiers.
Azure Ultra Disk is now available in Australia Central, India Central, Korea Central and US Gov Texas.
Azure Ultra Disks now support 512 sector sizes.
Azure Disk Storage now enables enhanced security options for export and import via integration with Azure Private Links
Azure Disk Storage now enables you to set performance tiers (public preview) for a chosen duration of time based on workload demand.
New disk IO utilization metrics that help users gain insight into their disk IO and bandwidth bottlenecks have been released. These metrics simplify identifying resources that are limiting application s performance. Now with a couple of metric views, users can make informed decisions on how to upgrade their products to and see a direct impact to their performance.
Azure at Microsoft Build
Read the Azure blog for latest news and announcements.Blog
Get answers to your questions from Microsoft and Community experts.Community support
Read commonly asked questions on Azure updates.FAQ
Find the latest news, updates, and resources for Azure partners.Azure Partner Zone
Tell us what you think of Azure and what you want to see in the future.Provide feedback
Azure is available in more regions than any other cloud provider.Check product availability in your region