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Azure virtual machines are one of several types of on-demand, scalable computing resources that Azure offers. Typically, you choose a virtual machine when you need more control over the computing environment than the other choices offer. An Azure virtual machine gives you the flexibility of virtualization without having to buy and maintain the physical hardware that runs it. However, you still need to maintain the virtual machine by performing tasks, such as configuring, patching, and installing the software that runs on it.

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In our previous Azure Architecture blog post, we discussed how the Azure Expert Assessment offering can help organizations identify the best cloud solutions for their business goals by offering...
As developers, we all know how long and tedious it can be to onboard to a new project. We have heard feedback from customers that it can take as long as 3-5 days to get a dev workstation up and...
General availability for the support for Azure VMs using Ultra disks in Azure Backup.
General availability for the support for Azure VMs using Premium SSD v2 in Azure Backup.
Azure China cloud regions now support Trusted Launch Virtual Machines to improve security posture of an Azure Virtual Machine.
This article is applicable to the IBM MQ Built-in (In-App) connector available in Logic Apps Standard. For more information about the connector, please refer to Connect to an IBM MQ server from a...
Authored by: Aimee Garcia, PM AI Benchmarking, Rick Shahid, Azure HPC + AI Media and Entertainment Solution Architect, Isayah Reed, Senior Software Engineer, Jon Weisner, Director, Global Black...
OpenFOAM, which stands for Open Field Operation and Manipulation, is a free, open-source software framework primarily used for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations. It provides a wide...
Azure Site Recovery support for Azure Trusted Launch VMs
We released Distributed Tracing V2 for Durable Functions to help improve observability!    Durable Functions enables you to write long-running, reliable, event-driven, and stateful logic on the...
Azure Monitor VM Insights now supports Dependency Agent for RHEL 8.6 Linux VMs, enabling you to monitor their network connections and processes in the Azure portal.
Private preview for the support for Azure VMs using Premium SSD v2 in Azure Site Recovery.
Support to upgrade existing Gen1 VMs to Trusted launch in preview.
Azure Virtual Network encryption is a feature of Azure Virtual Networks. Virtual network encryption allows you to seamlessly encrypt and decrypt traffic between Azure Virtual Machines.
Azure Application Gateway is a web traffic load balancer that enables you to manage traffic to your applications. It can be used as an internal application load balancer or as an internet-facing...
Trusted launch VMs now support Azure Premium SSD v2 and Ultra disks storage.
This marks my final blog post of 2023, serving as a fundamental demonstration highlighting the distinctions in speed between CPU and GPU in AI training. The primary aim of this blog is to raise...
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.9 is the latest minor release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, which provides stability and security for production environments along with bug fixes and...
The DCesv5 and ECesv5-series confidential virtual machines (VMs) are now available in the Azure portal and via the CLI and ARM templates. These VMs enable organizations to bring confidential...
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9.3, the latest version of RHEL 9 from Red Hat is now generally available on Azure Virtual Machines (VMs). Availability of RHEL 9.3 for VMs on Azure is a step...