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Preview: Azure Cobalt 100 Arm-based Virtual Machines

Published date: May 21, 2024

Microsoft is announcing the preview of the new Cobalt 100 Arm-based virtual machines (VMs). These are the first generation of VMs that feature the new Cobalt 100 chipset, custom-built using an Arm-based architecture, and optimized for efficiency and performance when running general-purpose and cloud-native workloads. Users can expect up to 40% improved performance compared to our previous generation of Arm-based Azure VMs. These VMs offer users both performance consistency and linear performance scaling with workloads like web applications, microservices, and open-source databases. To learn more, read the blog.  

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