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    May 2019

    May 6

    Announcing Ephemeral OS Disk in Public Preview

    We are happy to announce Ephemeral OS disk in Public Preview. Ephemeral OS disks work well for stateless workloads, where applications are tolerant of individual VM failures and are more concerned about the time it takes to deploy at scale or to reimage the individual VMs.

    October 2018

    Oct 17

    Azure AD DS now supports Azure managed disks

    Azure AD DS managed domains gain greater availability and resilience with support for Azure managed disks.

    September 2018

    Sep 25

    Ultra SSD, a new Azure Managed Disks offering, now available in preview.

    Ultra SSD, a new Azure Managed Disks offering for your most demanding data-intensive workloads, is now available in preview.

    Sep 24

    Azure Standard SSDs now generally available

    We're announcing the general availability of Standard SSD: a cost-effective Azure Managed Disks offering optimized for low IOPS workloads that need consistent performance.

    June 2017

    Jun 30

    Apache Kafka on HDInsight with Azure Managed Disks

    We're pleased to announce Apache Kafka with Azure Managed Disks Preview on the HDInsight platform. Users will now be able to deploy Kafka clusters with managed disks straight from the Azure portal, with no signup necessary.