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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

New SSD Based Instance for Azure VMs and Cloud Services

 

Today Microsoft has just released a new set of VM sizes for Microsoft Azure. It’s called D-Series of VM which offering faster vCPU (60% faster than A Series) and more memory (up to 112GB) and the most important is have a local SSD disk (up to 800GB) to enables much faster IO reads and writes. The following was the new set of VM sizes:-

Name Number of vCPU Memory (GB) SSD Local Disk (GB) Max IOPS
Standard_D1 1 3.5 50 500
Standard_D2 2 7 100 1000
Standard_D3 4 14 200 2000
Standard_D4 8 28 400 4000
Standard_D11 2 14 100 1000
Standard_D12 4 28 200 2000
Standard_D13 8 56 400 4000
Standard_D14 16 112 800 8000

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