Azure premium blob storage is now generally available

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019

Target availability: Q1 2019

Azure premium blob storage is now generally available. Premium block blob is a new performance tier in Blob storage, complementing the existing hot, cool, and archive tiers. Premium blob storage is ideal for workloads with high transaction rates or that require very fast access times, such as IoT, telemetry, AI, and scenarios with humans in the loop such as interactive video editing, web content, and online transactions. Premium Blob Storage will initially be available in the US East, US East 2, US Central, US West, US West 2, North Europe, West Europe, Japan East, and Southeast Asia regions.

To learn more about premium blob storage please read our blog post. For more information on premium Blob Storage pricing, please visit our Blob storage pricing page.. 

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