I’m very excited to announce the general availability release of Azure Premium Storage
. It is now available with an enterprise grade SLA and is available for everyone to use. Microsoft Azure now offers two types of storage: Premium Storage and Standard Storage. Premium Storage stores data durably on Solid State Drives (SSDs) and provides high performance, low latency, disk storage with consistent performance delivery guarantees.
Premium Storage is ideal for I/O-sensitive workloads - and is especially great for database workloads hosted within Virtual Machines. You can optionally attach several premium storage disks to a
single VM, and support up to 32 TB of disk storage per Virtual Machine and drive more than 64,000 IOPS per VM at less than 1 millisecond latency for read operations
. This provides an incredibly fast storage option that enables you to run even more workloads in the cloud. Using Premium Storage, Azure now offers the ability run more demanding applications - including high-volume SQL Server, Dynamics AX, Dynamics CRM, Exchange Server, MySQL, Oracle Database, IBM DB2, MongoDB, Cassandra, and SAP solutions. Durability Durability of data is of utmost importance for any persistent storage option. Azure customers have...(Read whole news on source site)