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Now generally available in West Europe, North Europe, West US 2, and France Central, Zone-redundant storage (ZRS) for Azure Disk Storage protects disks from zonal failures which may occur due to natural disasters or hardware issues.
Azure Premium SSDs now enables you to change performance tiers without any downtime to your applications.
Shared disks on Azure Disk Storage are now generally available on all Premium SSD and Standard SSD sizes
Shared disks can now be leveraged on smaller Premium SSDs from 4GiB to 128 GiB and all Standard SSDs from 4 GiB to 32 TiB. This expands shared disk support to Ultra Disk, Premium SSD, and Standard SSD enabling you to optimize for different price and performance options based on your workload needs.
With disk pool, Azure VMware Solution customers can now access Azure Disk Storage for high-performance, durable block storage. Customer can scale their storage independent of compute and handle their growing data needs more cost-effectively.
Virtual Machine (VM) bursting is now available for the following virtual machines: Dsv4, Dasv4, Ddsv4, Esv4, Easv4, Edsv4, Fsv2 and B-series virtual machines. VM bursting enables customers’ workloads to handle unforeseen disk traffic spikes smoothly without the need to overprovision their virtual machine.
The preview of on-demand disk bursting for Premium SSDs P30 and greater (lager than 512 GiB) is now expanded to all production regions.
General availability: Expansion of credit-based disk bursting to Azure Standard SSDs E30 and smaller
Credit-based disk bursting, which allows you to handle unexpected disk traffic and batch jobs smoothly without the need to overprovision your disk, is now available on Azure Standard SSDs E30 and smaller.
Now available in public preview in West Europe, North Europe, West US 2, and France Central, Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) option for Azure managed disks protect disks from zonal failures which may occur due to natural disasters or hardware issues.
Provisioned throughput price on Azure Ultra Disks is reduced by 65% in all regions where Ultra Disks are available
General availability: Virtual machine (VM) level disk bursting available on all Dsv3 and Esv3 families
Virtual machine (VM) level disk bursting enables your workloads to handle unforeseen disk traffic spikes smoothly without the need to overprovision your virtual machine. The feature is now enabled on all Dsv3-series and Esv3-series virtual machines.
Azure Disk Backup offers snapshot lifecycle management to Azure Managed Disk by automating periodic creation of snapshot and retain it for configured duration using Backup policy.
Premium SSD managed disks now enables you change performance tiers without any downtime to your applications.
Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) option for Azure managed disks protect disks from zonal failures which may occur due to natural disasters or hardware issues.
Azure Disk Storage now enables you to automatically update keys for encryption of your data.
On-demand disk bursting is available in preview for Premium SSDs, allowing you to scale performance to meet demand whenever needed and optimize costs.
New disk bursting metrics that help you gain insight into your disks IO and bandwidth limits for your provisioned and bursting performance and inform you of how much of your bursting credit have been used. These allow you to see your disk's limits for performance as well as see how you have been using your bursting capabilities in the past.
Target availability: Q1 2021
Azure Backup offers snapshot lifecycle management to Azure Managed Disk by automating periodic creation of snapshot and retain it for configured duration using Backup policy.
Achieve higher performance and cost savings on Azure Disk Storage with performance tiers.
Azure Ultra Disk is now available in Australia Central, India Central, Korea Central and US Gov Texas.
Azure Ultra Disks now support 512 sector sizes.
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