back to article Whizzy-fast Microsoft Azure Premium Storage now available. With a catch, natch

Microsoft has announced general availability of Premium Storage for its Azure cloud computing platform. Users of Azure VMs can now get speedier disk I/O thanks to the new service. Premium Storage uses SSDs (Solid State Drives) and delivers up 32TB of storage with up to 64,000 IOPS (operations per second), according to …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    " with up to 64,000 IOPS (operations per second)"

    He says MORE THAN. 64,000 is the minimum guaranteed level...

  2. Oh Bother

    I/O speed

    You have IOPs and transfer rates. They are separate items and you need to compare both of them in order to get the best out of your azure premium storage choices. Cause the DS series VMs have certain limits for IOPs and transfer rates and the premium stroage options have their own limits.

    Match them with care.

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