Virtual Machines

How Azure Security Center aids in detecting good applications being used maliciously

15 August 2017

We’ve written in the past about how Azure Security Center helps detect malicious activity on compromised VMs, including a post detailing a Bitcoin mining attack and one on an outbound DDoS attack. In many cases, attackers use a set of malicious tools to carry out these and other actions on a compromised machine.

Cloud Security Investigations & Intelligence - Microsoft Azure Security

Introducing the new Dv3 and Ev3 VM sizes

13 July 2017

We are excited to announce the general availability of our new Dv3 VM sizes. We are also changing the naming for the high memory D sizes (D11-D14) to become the Ev3 family. These new sizes introduce Hyper-Threading Technology running on the Intel® Broadwell E5-2673 v4 2.3GHz processor, and the Intel® Haswell 2.4 GHz E5-2673 v3.

Principal Program Manager

Nested Virtualization in Azure

13 July 2017

We announced nested virtualization support coming to Azure with Dv3 or Ev3 series at //build session last month. Today we are excited to announce that you can now enable nested virtualization using the Dv3 and Ev3 VM sizes.

Senior Program Manager