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Overview

Azure managed disks are block-level storage volumes that are managed by Azure and used with Azure Virtual Machines. Managed disks are like a physical disk in an on-premises server but virtualized. With managed disks, all you have to do is specify the disk size, the disk type, and provision the disk. Once you provision the disk, Azure handles the rest.

Getting Started

Getting Started

  1. 9/30/2017, Video, 0:24:51
    Azure Disks and Files provide persistent block storage volumes and shared storage over SMB respectively for your virtual machines in Microsoft Azure. In this session, come...
  2. 9/29/2017, Video, 1:11:40
    Azure Disks provide highly available and durable disk storage for IaaS VMs. Azure Managed Disks are a recently released, must-have enhancement to Azure Disks. In this talk we...

Managed Disks Videos

How to use Azure Ultra Disks with Azure Virtual Machines | Azure Friday
11/29/2019, YouTube: Microsoft Azure
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Managed Disks News

4/2/2020, Microsoft Azure Blog
Today, we are announcing the general availability for server-side encryption (SSE) with customer-managed keys (CMK) for Azure Managed Disks. Azure customers have benefited from server-side...
3/26/2020, Microsoft Azure Blog
We're announcing the general availability of incremental snapshots of Azure Managed Disks, which gives customers a cost-effective point-in-time backup for Managed Disks.
10/28/2019, Microsoft Azure Blog
Today we're introducing the preview for server-side encryption (SSE) with customer-managed keys (CMK) for Azure Managed Disks.
10/17/2019, Service Updates
Azure Backup support for larger and more powerful Azure Managed Disks of up to 32 TB is now generally available. No user action is required to get the backups running for the large sized disks,...