Faster Azure VM and Storage Options Just Announced

Microsoft has announced a new series of VM sizes called G-Series which provides higher performance, faster I/O and more RAM than current VM sizes.

VM SizeCoresRAM (in GB)Local SSD Storage (in GB)

These VM sizes will be available later this year.

In addition, Microsoft is providing a new high performance storage called Azure Premium Storage which offers SSD based storage designed for intensive I/O workloads. For those looking at shifting their SQL Server workloads to the cloud, this will be welcome news.

Pricing has not yet been announced.

Christopher Woodill

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