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Announcing the general availability of Ephemeral OS disk which enables faster reimage of your VMs to its original state as well as enabling you to create thousands of VMs at scale with Shared Image Gallery.
We have released three new B-series sizes: B12ms, B16ms and B20ms. These are lower cost VMs with flexible CPU usage.
Announcing Data Box Disk GA in SE Asia (Singapore) and Azure Government (US Gov Virginia)
May 2019 - Site Recovery supports enabling replication for data disks added to Azure VMs already enabled for disaster recovery.
Manage your Security Center recommendations through Advisor UI, API, CLI, or PowerShell. Remediate recommendations quickly with bulk actions. Follow more than 20 new best practice recommendations for availability, performance, and cost.
Generation 2 (UEFI Boot) Virtual Machines available in Azure for public preview
HB-Series VMs are now available in South Central US, Western Europe
Columnstore is a key enabler for storing and efficiently querying large amounts of data.
We are happy to announce Ephemeral OS disk in Public Preview. Ephemeral OS disks work well for stateless workloads, where applications are tolerant of individual VM failures and are more concerned about the time it takes to deploy at scale or to reimage the individual VMs.
Here are the latest new or enhanced capabilities for Azure Batch, available now.
Announcing availability of Data Box Disk in Japan and Korea
The Azure portal has been updated in the areas of IaaS, Azure Data Explorer, Security Center, Azure Site Recovery, RBAC, support, and more.
The new B1ls Azure virtual machine, which has the smallest memory and lowest cost among Azure VM instances, is now available.
Azure File volume disk is currently in preview. Using Azure Files for remote state storage for containers. For more details see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/service-fabric/service-fabric-containers-volume-logging-drivers
New Azure managed disks SKUs for Premium SSDs, Standard SSDs and Standard HDDs will reach up to 32TiB (32,767 GB). Performance will now reach up to 20,000 IOPS and 900 MBps on Premium SSD Disks
Azure Site Recovery supports disaster recovery of VMware virtual machines and physical machines by directly replicating to managed disks.
Effective March 1, 2019, the names for Storage Standard SSD Managed Disks in Germany will change.
Ev3 and ESv3 series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight.
In Azure Site Recovery, we've added several features for VM disaster recovery.
Azure Data Box Disk is now generally available in the US, EU, Canada, and Australia.