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April 2024

Apr 15

GA: New Property for Disks-LastOwnershipUpdateTime

NOW AVAILABLE

Introducing LastOwnershipUpdateTime for Disks in Azure Portal, PowerShell, and CLI. It indicates the last state change time for the Disk, useful for tracking its current state and when it was last updated.

  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Features

March 2024

Mar 28

GA: Improved throughput performance on Azure Disks’ Standard SSD

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Disks Standard SSD throughput limits are now 100 MB/s on disks sized 8191 GBs and lower.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Features
Mar 21

Private Preview: Force detach zone redundant disks during zone outage

IN DEVELOPMENT

Force detach zone redundant disks during zone outage and take advantage of ZRS ability to achieve an RPO of 0.

  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Virtual Machines
  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Features

February 2024

Feb 29

General Availability: Encryption at host for Premium SSD v2 and Ultra Disks is now available in more regions.

NOW AVAILABLE

Encryption at host for Premium SSD v2 and Ultra Disks is now available in Canada East, West Europe, South Central US and West US 3.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Ultra Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Feb 12

Generally available: Zone Redundant Storage for Azure Disks is now available in Canada Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) for Azure Disks is now available on Azure Premium SSD and Standard SSD in the Canada Central region.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Feb 5

Azure Ultra Disk Storage is now available in Canada East

NOW AVAILABLE

Now available in Canada East region, Azure Ultra Disk Storage provides high performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your most-demanding workloads.

  • Ultra Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

January 2024

Jan 10

General Availability: Premium SSD v2 and Ultra disks support with Trusted launch

NOW AVAILABLE

Trusted launch VMs now support Azure Premium SSD v2 and Ultra disks storage.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Managed Disks
  • Ultra Disk Storage
  • Services
  • Compliance
  • Security
  • Features
Jan 8

Azure Ultra Disk Storage is now available in UK West and Poland Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Now available in the UK West and Poland Central regions, Azure Ultra Disk Storage provides high performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your most-demanding workloads.

  • Ultra Disk Storage
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Jan 8

Generally available: Zone Redundant Storage for Azure Disks is now available in more regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) for Azure Disks is now available on Azure Premium SSD and Standard SSD in the West US3 and Germany West Central regions.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

December 2023

Dec 18

Generally available: Crash Consistent VM Restore points

NOW AVAILABLE

For Azure partners and customers seeking to develop business continuity and disaster recovery solutions, crash-consistent VM restore points serve as feature-rich building blocks, offering an agentless solution available natively on the Azure platform.

  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machines
  • Managed Disks
  • Features

November 2023

Nov 20

General Availability: Encryption at host for Premium SSD v2 and Ultra Disks

NOW AVAILABLE

Encryption at host for Premium SSD v2 and Ultra Disks

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Ultra Disk Storage
  • Features
Nov 15

GA: Ultra Disk performance updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Ultra Disk Storage now provides maximum throughput of up to 10 GBps and IOPS of up to 400K IOPS per disk.

  • Ultra Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 15

Azure Container Storage is now available with Azure Linux container host

IN PREVIEW

Azure Container Storage (in preview) offers volume management built natively for containers. With the latest update, you can deploy Azure Container Storage on Azure Linux container host.

  • Azure Container Storage
  • App Service (Linux)
  • Managed Disks
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 6

Preview: Azure Container Storage in AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now easily deploy and use Azure Container Storage (in preview) seamlessly via the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) preview CLI experience.

  • Azure Container Storage
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Managed Disks
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Nov 6

Latency metrics for disks and performance metrics for temporary disks on Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

New latency metrics on OS, data and temporary disks are now available in preview, allowing you to see how long it takes to complete input/output (IO) requests to Azure Disks . In addition, new performance metrics for temporary disks are generally available now and allow users to see the IOPS, throughput and queue depth for virtual machines with temporary disks.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
Nov 2

Generally available: Azure Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage is now available in more regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage is now available in more regions and offers the most advanced general-purpose block storage solution with the best price performance

  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

October 2023

Oct 19

Generally available: Zone Redundant Storage for Azure Disks is now available in more regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) for Azure Disks is now available on Azure Premium SSD and Standard SSD in Norway East and UAE North regions.

  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

September 2023

Sep 28

Generally available: Zone Redundant Storage for Azure Disks is now available in more regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) for Azure Disks is now available on Azure Premium SSD and Standard SSD in China North 3, India Central, Switzerland North, South Africa North and Sweden Central regions..

  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Sep 7

Generally available: Azure Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage is now available in more regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage is now available in more regions and offers the most advanced general-purpose block storage solution with the best price performance

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

August 2023

Aug 16

Public Preview: Azure Elastic SAN Updates: Private endpoints & shared volumes

IN PREVIEW

Introducing the latest updates to Azure Elastic SAN (in preview), private endpoint support and volume sharing support via SCSI (Small Computer System Interface) Persistent Reservation.

  • Azure Elastic SAN
  • Storage Accounts
  • Managed Disks
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features

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