After lots of feedback, Microsoft Azure has added public preview support for backing up and restoring virtual machines that use Premium Storage. This article will explain what that means for you. Background Most people who are new to cloud or hosting assume that any hosted virtual machine will be backed up by default and for […]
In this article Aidan will show you how to migrate the data disks of an Azure virtual machine (in Azure Resource Manager or ARM) from a Standard Storage (HDD-based) account to a Premium Storage (SSD-based) storage account to improve performance (more IOPS and less latency).
See how performance improves when you add additional data disks based on Premium Storage to an Azure virtual machine.
Aidan Finn plays with the biggest virtual machine in Microsoft Azure, the GS5, and explains the cost and performance implications for using it.
Aidan Finn tests whether it’s possible to achieve 50,000 IOPS with a Microsoft Azure VM.
Aidan Finn shows us how to create an Azure Premium Storage Account, along with steps for deploying necessary storage for virtual machines.
Learn all about Azure Premium Storage, along with how this shared-SSD flash storage behaves with IaaS virtual machines.