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Monthly updates for Virtual Machines: July 2019

Jul 30

GPU Optimized Visualization VMs now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure Regions

NOW AVAILABLE

NVv3-Series VMs are now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure regions.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
Jul 24

Azure Mv2-series virtual machines (VMs) offering up to 6 TB of memory are now available for the US West 2 region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Mv2-series virtual machines offering up to 208 vCPU in 3 TB and 6 TB memory configurations are now generally available for the US West 2 region. Mv2 VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • M-series
  • Services
Jul 15

New 48vCPUs Azure Virtual Machine sizes are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

New 48vCPUs sizes for the Dv3, Dsv3, Ev3, Esv3, Fsv2, and Lsv2 Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) are now available so you can better match your workload requirements.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Jul 15

Proximity placement groups are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

A proximity placement group is an Azure Virtual Machine logical grouping capability that you can use to decrease network latency among VMs.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
Jul 12

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East and South East Australia regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East Australia and South East Australia. Around the world, it is available in nine public regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 1

Introducing B12, B16 & B20 - new larger B-series VM sizes with flexible CPU usage

NOW AVAILABLE

We have released three new B-series sizes: B12ms, B16ms and B20ms. These are lower cost VMs with flexible CPU usage.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters

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