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November 2019

18 Nov

HPC Specialized VMs (GPU) - NVv4-Series in preview

IN PREVIEW

NVv4-Series VMs are now available in preview in South Central US and West Europe regions

  • Virtual Machines
14 Nov

HPC Specialized VMs - HB and HC-series

IN PREVIEW

Azure HB & HC Virtual Machines expand to new regions

  • Virtual Machines
6 Nov

Azure Shared Image Gallery now available in Azure Government and Azure China

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Shared Image Gallery is now generally available in Azure Government and Azure China cloud regions.

  • Virtual Machines
6 Nov

Azure Shared Image Gallery now supports specialised images in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Shared Image Gallery now supports specialised images in preview. This feature enables you to create specialised image versions using multiple snapshots (OS disk and data disks).

  • Virtual Machines
4 Nov

Azure generation 2 virtual machines (VMs) are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Generation 2 VMs are now generally available in Azure. New available features include Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX), support for large VMs (up to 12 TB) and the ability to provision OS Disk sizes that exceed 2 TB.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
4 Nov

New Azure Dav4-series and Eav4-series virtual machines are now available.

NOW AVAILABLE

New Azure Dav4-series and Eav4-series virtual machines (VMs) based on AMD EPYC™ are now available. They are ideal for general purpose and memory-intensive workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets

October 2019

28 Oct

Azure Monitor’s Service Map is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia and Central India

NOW AVAILABLE

The Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia and Central India, so it’s now available in 18 public regions around the world.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
28 Oct

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia and Central India regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia and Central India. It’s available around the world in eighteen public regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
25 Oct

Azure Mv2-series VMs with 12 TB memory now GA in US West 2, US East and US East 2 regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Mv2-series Virtual Machines offering 416 vCPU and 12 TB memory configurations are now generally available in the US West 2, US East and US East 2 regions. Mv2-series VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
25 Oct

Azure Mv2-series VMs offering up to 12 TB memory are now GA in the Southeast Asia region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Mv2-series Virtual Machines offering up to 416 vCPU in 3 TB, 6 TB and 12 TB memory configurations are now generally available in the Southeast Asia region. Mv2-series VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
25 Oct

Azure Mv2-series VMs offering up to 12 TB memory are now GA in EU West and EU North regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Mv2-series Virtual Machines offering up to 416 vCPU in 3 TB, 6 TB and 12 TB memory configurations are now generally available In the EU West and EU North regions. Mv2-series VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
21 Oct

Virtual Machines Dav3 Eav3 meter name changes

Starting December 1, 2019, some meter names of the Virtual Machines Eav3/Easv3 and Dav3/Dasv3 series will change.

  • Virtual Machines
17 Oct

SR-IOV availability schedule on NCv3 Virtual Machines SKU

NOW AVAILABLE

As part of Azure’s ongoing commitment to providing industry-leading performance, we are enabling support for all MPI types and versions, and RDMA verbs for InfiniBand-equipped virtual machines, beginning with NCv3 coming in early November 2019.

  • Virtual Machines
17 Oct

SR-IOV availability on NCv3 Virtual Machines SKU

NOW AVAILABLE

We are announcing enhancements to enable support for all MPI implementations and versions, and RDMA verbs for InfiniBand-equipped virtual machines, beginning with NCv3 coming in early November 2019.

  • Virtual Machines
16 Oct

Performance-optimised storage configuration for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Self-installations of SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines can now benefit from performance-optimised storage configurations when they register with Resource Provider.

  • Virtual Machines
15 Oct

Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) before general availability release

IN PREVIEW

Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) will be launched in mid-November, 2019, ahead of the general availability (GA) release.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
14 Oct

Upcoming changes for Service Map data stored in Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Updates for Service Map are coming that will change where we store some of our data in Log Analytics. These updates should be completed sometime in November 2019.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Azure Monitor

September 2019

24 Sep

Register your SQL Server on Azure VMs self-installations with Resource Provider

NOW AVAILABLE

For the first time ever, you can register your self-installations of SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines with Resource Provider to unlock features and functionality previously only available with our Azure Marketplace images.

  • Virtual Machines
  • SQL Server on virtual machines
18 Sep

Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in Japan East, North Europe and East US2.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
18 Sep

Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

The Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in Japan East, North Europe and East US2.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric

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