Updates Archives

Monthly updates for October 2019

17 Oct

SR-IOV availability on NCv3 Virtual Machines SKU


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
17 Oct

Azure Backup support for large disks up to 32 TB is now generally available


Azure Backup support for larger and more powerful Azure Managed Disks of up to 32 TB is now generally available. No user action is required to get the backups running for the large sized disks, if the virtual machine is already configured with Azure Backup.

  • Azure Backup
16 Oct

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


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

  • Virtual Machines


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