Thursday, January 08, 2015

My VM is larger than yours... (32 vCPUs, 448GB RAM, 6.59 TB SSD... oh my)

Azure BlogVirtual Machines - Largest VM in the Cloud

Today, we’re announcing the release of a new series of VM sizes for Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines called the G-series. G-series sizes provide the most memory, the highest processing power and the largest amount of local SSD of any Virtual Machine size currently available in the public cloud. This extraordinary performance will allow customers to deploy very large scale-up enterprise applications. G-series offers up to 32 vCPUs using the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E5 v3 family, 448GB of memory, and 6.59 TB of local Solid State Drive (SSD) space. ...



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If you would like more information on the G-Series VM sizes as well as other Azure VM Sizes then please see the following page for additional details: Virtual Machine and Cloud Service Sizes for Azure

Now THAT's a VM! Nearly 1/2 TB of RAM, 7TB local SSD... yeah... wow. That would eat up my MSDN Azure credits in about 4 seconds... lol

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