General availability: Azure Premium Storage in additional regions
Published date: July 28, 2016
Azure Premium Storage is a solid-state drive (SSD)–based storage solution designed to support input/output (I/O)–intensive workloads. With Premium Storage, customers can add up to 64 TB of persistent storage per virtual machine, with more than 80,000 I/O operations per second (IOPS) per virtual machine, and extremely low latencies for read operations. Offering an SLA for 99.9 percent availability, Premium Storage is now available in the Brazil South region, as well as other regions previously announced.