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Rena Shah

Rena Shah

Senior Product Manager

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Published • 3 min read

Updates to Azure Files: NFS v4.1, higher performance limits, and reserved instance pricing 

Azure Files offers fully managed, simple, secure, and serverless enterprise-grade cloud file shares. On the Azure Files team, our mission is to expand Azure Files to more platforms and workloads. We recently took a huge step in workload expansion by announcing the general availability of our NFS v4.1 shares.

Published • 4 min read

NFS 4.1 support for Azure Files is now in preview 

Azure Files is a distributed cloud file system serving Server Messaging Block (SMB) and REST protocols. Azure Files enables customers to easily lift and shift their legacy workloads to the cloud without any modifications or changes in technology. SMB works on both Windows and UNIX operating systems for most use cases. Because some applications are written for POSIX compliant file systems, our customers wanted to have the same great experience on a fully POSIX compatible NFS file system. Azure Files support for NFS v4.1 protocol is now in preview.

Published • 2 min read

Announcing the general availability of Azure Files share snapshot 

It has been an exciting last few months since we announced the public preview of Azure Files share snapshot as we see our customers experiencing out-of-the-box snapshot capabilities for their Azure file shares. Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Azure Files share snapshots globally in all Azure clouds.

Published • 2 min read

On-premises Azure Files access on Linux update and new troubleshooter 

We had announced the availability of Linux on-premises and cross-region mounting of Azure Files for the first OS distribution – Ubuntu 17.04, in April. Today, we are happy to share that more Linux distributions now include this functionality, which will allow on-premises and cross-region mounting of Azure Files.