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September 2019

Sep 18

M-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in the Germany West region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure M-series VMs are now available in the Germany West region. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.

  • M-series
  • Virtual Machines
Sep 18

M-series virtual machines VMs are now available in the Switzerland West and Switzerland North regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure M-series VMs are now available in the Switzerland West and Switzerland North regions. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.

  • M-series
  • Virtual Machines
Sep 18

M-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in the Germany North region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure M-series VMs are now available in the Germany North region. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.

  • Virtual Machines
Sep 4

M-series virtual machines (VMs) are now generally available in the France Central region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure M-series VMs are now available in the France Central region. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.

  • M-series
  • Virtual Machines

August 2019

Aug 8

New AMD-based Azure VMs for general purpose and memory intensive workloads in preview

IN PREVIEW

New AMD-based Azure Dav3 and Eav3-series virtual machines – ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads – are now in Preview.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Aug 7

M-series virtual machines (VMs) are now generally available in the Brazil South Region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure M-series VMs are now available in the Brazil 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.

  • M-series
  • Virtual Machines
Aug 1

Azure Dedicated Host in Preview

IN PREVIEW

A new Azure service that provides physical servers that host one or more Azure virtual machines. The server is dedicated to your organization and workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure Dedicated Host

July 2019

Jul 30

GPU Optimized Visualization VMs now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure Regions

NOW AVAILABLE

NVv3-Series VMs are now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure regions.

  • Virtual Machines
Jul 24

Azure Mv2-series virtual machines (VMs) offering up to 6 TB of memory are now available for the US West 2 region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Mv2-series virtual machines offering up to 208 vCPU in 3 TB and 6 TB memory configurations are now generally available for the US West 2 region. Mv2 VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • M-series
Jul 15

New 48vCPUs Azure Virtual Machine sizes are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Jul 15

Proximity placement groups are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

A proximity placement group is an Azure Virtual Machine logical grouping capability that you can use to decrease network latency among VMs.

  • Virtual Machines
Jul 12

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East and South East Australia regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East Australia and South East Australia. Around the world, it is available in nine public regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
Jul 1

Introducing B12, B16 & B20 - new larger B-series VM sizes with flexible CPU usage

NOW AVAILABLE

We have released three new B-series sizes: B12ms, B16ms and B20ms. These are lower cost VMs with flexible CPU usage.

  • Virtual Machines

June 2019

Jun 18

Azure Bastion - RDP and SSH over SSL - now available for Preview

IN PREVIEW

Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Bastion
Jun 6

High-Performance Computing Virtual Machines are now available in West US 2, East US

NOW AVAILABLE

HC-series Virtual Machines, designed to provide supercomputer-grade performance and scalability with the best price-performance on the public cloud, are now generally available in West US 2 and East US.

  • Virtual Machines

May 2019

May 31

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in West US 2

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in West US 2. Around the world, it's available in seven public regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
May 30

Azure Monitor for VMs has a new data set for bound ports

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
May 29

Azure Mv2 Virtual Machines offering up to 6 TB memory are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Mv2-series virtual machines offering up to 208 vCPU in 3TB and 6 TB memory configurations are now available in US East and US East 2 regions. Mv2 VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
May 29

Azure App Configuration is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure App Configuration provides a service to centrally manage application settings and helps secure their accesses. In addition, it helps developers to ship code faster by being able to easily “flight” their features in production using feature flags.

  • App Service
  • Virtual Machines
  • App Configuration
May 23

GPU and HPC VM Price Promotion now available

Announcing newly discounted promotional pricing for the NCv1, NVv1, and Hv1-series VM families.

  • Virtual Machines

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