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Ephemeral OS Disk in limited preview

04 October 2018

Last week at Microsoft Ignite, we launched Ultra SSD, a new industry leading high-performance disk type for IO intensive workloads. Adding to that, today we are delighted to share the limited preview of Ephemeral OS Disk.

Program Manager, Azure Compute

Announcing private preview of Azure VM Image Builder

26 September 2018

Today I am excited to announce the private preview of Azure VM Image Builder, a service which allows users to have an image building pipeline in Azure. Creating standardized virtual machine (VM) images allow organizations to migrate to the cloud and ensure consistency in the deployments. Users commonly want VMs to include predefined security and configuration settings as well as application software they own.

Program Manager, Azure Compute

Move Managed Disks and VMs now available

25 September 2018

We are encouraged by the response to the introduction of Managed Disks. Since the announcement, we’ve seen many customers take advantage of this new way to manage persistent storage for their Virtual Machines.

Senior Program Manager, Azure Compute

Microsoft Azure, the cloud for high performance computing

29 August 2018

Today, we continue to see customers leveraging Azure to push through new frontiers in high performance and accelerated computing. From Neuroiniative’s quest to accelerate drug discovery for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases to EFS’s building of self-driving car technologies, a vast number of customers are leveraging Azure for breakthrough innovation.

Partner PM Manager, Azure Specialized Compute