Generally available: nconnect support for Azure Files NFS v4.1 shares
Published date: 27 March, 2023
Azure Files NFS v4.1 share now support nconnect option. Nconnect is a client-side Linux mount option that increases performance at scale. With nconnect, the NFS mount uses more TCP connections between the client and the Azure Files service for NFSv4.1. Using Nconnect can improve a client’s throughput/IOPS up to 4X and reduce TCO by up to 70%. There is no additional billing cost associated to using this feature. This feature is available to all existing and new shares.