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August 2019

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
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

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.

  • Managed Disks
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features

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.

  • Azure Active Directory Domain Services
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
  • Security

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.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
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.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services

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.

  • Managed Disks
  • Features

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