General Availability: G-Series for Virtual Machines

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The G-Series provides more memory and more local solid state drive (SSD) storage than other Azure virtual machine sizes. In addition to massive memory and local SSD storage, the G-Series provides unparalleled computational performance by using the latest Intel Xeon processor E5 v3 family, ideal for your most demanding applications. Here are the CPU, memory, and disk configurations for the G-Series instances:
VM Size Cores RAM (GB) Local SSD Storage (GB) Persistent Data Disks Max
Standard_G1 2 28 412 4
Standard_G2 4 56 824 8
Standard_G3 8 112 1,649 16
Standard_G4 16 224 3,298 32
Standard_G5 32 448 6,596 64
The G-Series is currently available in the West U.S. region. For more information, please visit the Virtual Machines page. For a comprehensive look at pricing, please visit the Virtual Machines Pricing page.

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