Virtual Machines

New NVIDIA GPUs coming to Azure accelerate HPC and AI workloads

Monday, November 13, 2017

Machine Learning, AI, and HPC are changing the way every industry thinks, including retail, manufacturing, healthcare, oil and gas, and financial services. These large computations are changing product design, end-customer experiences, enabling predictive support and leading to discoveries and innovations not previously possible. It really is an exciting time to be working in the cloud!

Director of Compute, Azure

TierPoint adds Azure Site Recovery to its DraaS offerings

Monday, November 6, 2017

We are excited to announce that TierPoint, a Microsoft trusted partner, now offers Azure Site Recovery as a managed DR solution. TierPoint understands Azure Site Recovery at a deep level and creates policy-based, software-defined solutions that bring recovered systems online quickly for its managed Azure customers.

Program Manager, Cloud + Enterprise

One-click replication for Azure Virtual Machines with Azure Site Recovery

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

I am happy to announce new capabilities in Azure Site Recovery (ASR), which will now allow you to start replicating your Azure IaaS virtual machines within one-click. Combined with ASR’s one-click failover capabilities, configuring disaster recovery (DR) for your Azure virtual machines is now simpler than ever before.

Senior Program Manager, Cloud + Enterprise

Fv2 VMs are now available, the fastest VMs on Azure

Monday, October 23, 2017

Today, I’m excited to announce the general availability of our new Fv2 VM family. Azure now offers the fastest Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor, code-named Skylake, in the public cloud. In Azure, we have seen growing demand for massive large-scale computation by customers doing financial modeling, scientific analysis, genomics, geothermal visualization, and deep learning.

Director of Compute, Azure

Scale up your deep learning with Batch AI preview

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Imagine reducing your training time for an epoch from 30 minutes to 30 seconds, and testing many different hyper-parameter weights at the same time. Available now in public preview, Batch AI is a new service that helps you train and test deep learning and other AI or machine learning models with the same scale and flexibility used by Microsoft’s data scientists.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Big Compute Team