Today I’m excited to announce that we just released a new set of VM sizes for Microsoft Azure. These VM sizes are now available to be used immediately by every Azure customer.
The new D-Series of VMs can be used with both Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Cloud Services. In addition to offering faster vCPUs (approximately 60% faster than our A series) and more memory (up to 112 GB), the new VM sizes also all have a local SSD disk (up to 800 GB) to enable much faster IO reads and writes.
This week we released a major set of updates to Microsoft Azure. This week’s updates include: