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November 2019

Nov 4

New Azure Dav4-series and Eav4-seriesvirtual machines are now available.

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

October 2019

Oct 28

Azure Monitor's Service Map is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India

NOW AVAILABLE

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
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 28

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India regions

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 25

Azure Mv2-series VMs with 12TB memory now GA in US West 2, US East & US East 2 regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Mv2-series Virtual Machines offering 416 vCPU and 12TB memory configurations are now generally available in the US West 2, US East and US East 2 regions. Mv2-series VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
Oct 25

Azure Mv2-series VMs offering up to 12TB memory are now GA in the Southeast Asia Region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Mv2-series Virtual Machines offering up to 416 vCPU in 3TB, 6TB and 12TB memory configurations are now generally available in the Southeast Asia region. Mv2-series VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
Oct 25

Azure Mv2-series VMs offering up to 12TB memory are now GA in EU West and EU North regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Mv2-series Virtual Machines offering up to 416 vCPU in 3TB, 6TB and 12TB memory configurations are now generally available In the EU West and EU North regions. Mv2-series VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
Oct 21

Virtual Machines Dav3 Eav3 meter name changes

Starting December 1, 2019, some meter names of the Virtual Machines Eav3/Easv3 and Dav3/Dasv3 series will change.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
Oct 17

SR-IOV availability schedule on NCv3 Virtual Machines SKU

NOW AVAILABLE

As part of Azure’s ongoing commitment to providing industry-leading performance, we are enabling support for all MPI types and versions, and RDMA verbs for InfiniBand-equipped virtual machines, beginning with NCv3 coming in early November 2019.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
Oct 17

SR-IOV availability on NCv3 Virtual Machines SKU

NOW AVAILABLE

We are announcing enhancements to enable support for all MPI implementations and versions, and RDMA verbs for InfiniBand-equipped virtual machines, beginning with NCv3 coming in early November 2019.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
Oct 16

Performance-optimized storage configuration for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Self-installations of SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines can now benefit from performance-optimized storage configurations when they register with Resource Provider.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
Oct 15

Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) before general availability release

IN PREVIEW

Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) will be launched in mid-November, 2019, ahead of the general availability (GA) release.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Oct 14

Upcoming changes for Service Map data stored in Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

September 2019

Sep 24

Register your SQL Server on Azure VMs self-installations with Resource Provider

NOW AVAILABLE

For the first time ever, you can register your self-installations of SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines with Resource Provider to unlock features and functionality previously only available with our Azure Marketplace images.

  • Virtual Machines
  • SQL Server on Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Security
Sep 18

Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in Japan East, North Europe, and East US2.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Regions & Datacenters
Sep 18

Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

The Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in Japan East, North Europe, and East US2.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Regions & Datacenters
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
  • Regions & Datacenters
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
  • Regions & Datacenters
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
  • Regions & Datacenters
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
  • Regions & Datacenters

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
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

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