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DCsv2-series Azure Virtual Machines protect the confidentiality and integrity of your data and code while it’s processed in the public cloud. The price for this offering is now 37% lower.
Azure Marketplace offers to run JBoss EAP on Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Machine Scale Sets are now available. Customers can quickly move existing Java EE/Jakarta EE workloads to the cloud with limited code changes.
IBM WebSphere Application Server (Traditional) Network Deployment on Azure Linux Virtual Machines is now available, jointly developed and supported by IBM and Microsoft.
New Xilinx Alveo U250 FPGA NPv1 VMs are now generally available in West US 2, East US, West Europe, and Southeast Asia.
Leverage Azure Policy to enable Azure Site Recovery for your VMs at scale and ensure organizational standards.
New Dv5, Dsv5, Ddv5, Ddsv5, and Ev5, Edv5 series Azure Virtual Machines deliver increased scalability and an upgraded CPU architecture, including better price to performance compared to the prior generation. The new VMs - now in public preview - run on the 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8370C (Ice Lake) processor in a hyper-threaded configuration. This custom processor can reach an all-core Turbo clock speed of up to 3.5GHz and features Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (Intel® AVX-512) and Intel® Deep Learning Boost.
Azure Government customers can build secure, enclave-based applications to protect code and data while it’s in use, in a dedicated cloud that meets stringent government security and compliance requirements.
Announcing general availability of new M-series Msv2/Mdsv2 Medium Memory VMs for memory-optimized workloads
Azure Msv2/Mdsv2 Medium Memory Series offering up to 192vCPU and 4TB memory configurations and running on Cascade Lake processor are now generally available.
Leverage user data to customize your VM instance provision and configuration.
Announcing the availability of Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) solution templates for both Windows and Linux on the Azure Marketplace (commercial) and Azure Government Marketplace.
Use Azure Cloud Services (extended support), now generally available, to increase regional resiliency and gain access to new capabilities that the Azure Resource Manager-based deployment model provides.
Customers can now leverage guidance jointly developed with IBM to run WebSphere Liberty and Open Liberty on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).
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.
ISVs can capture their images directly into Shared Image Gallery and select those images for publishing with an inline experience in Partner Center in just two steps.
HBv3-series VMs for HPC now available in the East US, South Central US, and West Europe regions
Azure offers trusted launch as a seamless way to bolster the security of Generation 2 VMs. Designed to protect against boot kits, rootkits, and kernel-level malware, trusted launch is comprised of secure boot, virtual trusted platform module (vTPM), and boot integrity monitoring.
Automatic VM guest patching provides safe and automatic patching for virtual machines to simplify update management and maintain security compliance.
Increase the availability at scale of business-critical applications with new Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets features. Simplify workload deployment, management, and scalability with Virtual Machine Scale Sets flexible orchestration mode, now in public preview.
Improve Azure Spot Virtual Machines runtime and simulate evictions with new features in public preview
New Azure Spot Virtual Machines capabilities – ‘try & restore’ and REST APIs to simulate VM evictions - are now in public preview.
Reserve compute capacity and obtain a capacity SLA for Azure virtual machine deployments with on-demand capacity reservations.
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