Updates Archives

Monthly updates for August 2019

Aug 21

Announcing pricing decrease for Azure App Service on the Premium plan

We are happy to announce a price reduction of an average of 35% for Linux App Service on the Premium v2 plan (pricing may vary by regional meters). This price reduction makes the decision point between hosting on a Standard App Service plan or a Premium v2 App Service plan a much simpler one.

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Web Apps Linux
Aug 20

Announcing new lower pricing for Azure Archive Storage


Effective August 1, Azure Archive Storage dropped prices by up to 50% in some regions.

  • Archive Storage
  • Blob Storage
Aug 15

Microsoft Azure Ultra Disks now generally available


Microsoft Azure Ultra Disks is the new managed disks offering which is now generally available for running data intensive business critical workloads on cloud requiring high IO performance and low latency

  • Managed Disks
Aug 8

New AMD-based Azure VMs for general purpose and memory intensive workloads in preview


New AMD-based Azure Dav3 and Eav3-series virtual machines – ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads – are now in Preview.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Aug 7

Azure Databricks Unit pre-purchase plan is now available


Azure Databricks Unit (DBU) pre-purchase plan is now available, helping to make Azure the most cost-effective cloud for your workloads.

  • Azure Databricks
Aug 1

Azure Dedicated Host in Preview


A new Azure service that provides physical servers that host one or more Azure virtual machines. The server is dedicated to your organization and workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure Dedicated Host


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