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July 2021

13 Jul

Disk pool for Azure VMware Solution now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Features
6 Jul

Virtual Machine (VM) level disk bursting is now generally available on more VM types

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Features

June 2021

28 Jun

Expansion of the public preview of on-demand disk bursting for Premium SSD to more regions

IN PREVIEW

The preview of on-demand disk bursting for Premium SSDs P30 and greater (lager than 512 GiB) is now expanded to all production regions.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
23 Jun

General availability: Expansion of credit-based disk bursting to Azure Standard SSDs E30 and smaller

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Features

May 2021

12 May

Zone redundant storage (ZRS) option for Azure managed disks in public preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
12 May

General availability: Announcing lower pricing for provisioned throughput on Azure Ultra Disks

NOW AVAILABLE

Provisioned throughput price on Azure Ultra Disks is reduced by 65% in all regions where Ultra Disks are available

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings

March 2021

31 Mar

General availability: Virtual machine (VM) level disk bursting available on all Dsv3 and Esv3 families

NOW AVAILABLE

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 Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
29 Mar

Backup for Azure Managed Disk is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Backup
  • Virtual Machines
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
2 Mar

Public preview: Change performance tiers for Premium SSD managed disks with no downtime

IN PREVIEW

Premium SSD managed disks now enables you change performance tiers without any downtime to your applications.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
2 Mar

Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) option for Azure managed disks in limited preview

IN PREVIEW

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
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
2 Mar

Public preview: Automatic key rotation of customer-managed keys for encrypting Azure managed disks

IN PREVIEW

Azure Disk Storage now enables you to automatically update keys for encryption of your data.

  • Managed Disks
  • Features
2 Mar

On-demand disk bursting for Premium SSDs now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

On-demand disk bursting is available in preview for Premium SSDs, allowing you to scale performance to meet demand whenever needed and optimize costs.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Features

February 2021

17 Feb

New disk bursting metrics

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Management
  • Features

January 2021

18 Jan

Backup for Azure Managed Disk is in limited preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Backup
  • Virtual Machines
  • Features

November 2020

19 Nov

Performance tiers for Premium SSDs is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Achieve higher performance and cost savings on Azure Disk Storage with performance tiers.

  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Features

September 2020

30 Sep

Azure Ultra Disk is now available in more regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Ultra Disk is now available in Australia Central, India Central, Korea Central and US Gov Texas.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
22 Sep

512 Sector Size support on Azure Ultra Disks is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Ultra Disks now support 512 sector sizes.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
22 Sep

Export and import securely to Azure Disk Storage with Azure Private Links integration (GA)

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Disk Storage now enables enhanced security options for export and import via integration with Azure Private Links

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
22 Sep

Achieve higher performance and cost savings on Azure Disk Storage with performance tiers

IN PREVIEW

Azure Disk Storage now enables you to set performance tiers (public preview) for a chosen duration of time based on workload demand.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
22 Sep

New disk IO and Bandwidth metrics to identify bottlenecks

NOW AVAILABLE

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 Monitor
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Azure DevOps
  • Services

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