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Buy unused compute capacity at deep discounts and run interruptible workloads at scale with Azure Spot VMs now in Preview.
Generation 2 VMs are now generally available in Azure. New available features include Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX), support for large VMs (up to 12 TBs), and the ability to provision OS Disks sizes that exceed 2 TBs.
New virtual machine scale sets features simplify the management of virtual machines while improving their runtime and performance capabilities.
New Azure Dav4-series and Eav4-series virtual machines (VMs) based on AMD EPYC™ are now available. They are ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads.
Azure Monitor's Service Map is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India
The Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India, so it's now available in eighteen public regions around the world.
Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India regions
Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India. It's available around the world in eighteen public regions.
Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) will be launched in mid-November, 2019, ahead of the general availability (GA) release.
Updates for Service Map are coming that will change where we store some of our data in Log Analytics. These updates should be completed sometime in November, 2019.
Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in Japan East, North Europe, and East US2.
The Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in Japan East, North Europe, and East US2.
New AMD-based Azure Dav3 and Eav3-series virtual machines – ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads – are now in Preview.
New 48vCPUs sizes for the Dv3, Dsv3, Ev3, Esv3, Fsv2, and Lsv2 Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) are now available so you can better match your workload requirements.
Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East Australia and South East Australia. Around the world, it is available in nine public regions.
Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.
Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in West US 2. Around the world, it's available in seven public regions.
The VMBoundPort data set is now available for Azure Monitor for VMs customers in all supported Log Analytics workspace regions, including East US and West Europe.
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.
You may now use the Serial Console feature to troubleshoot connectivity issues in both VMs and individual VMSS instances in a variety of languages.
Azure M-series VMs are now available in the Korea South region. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.
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