Storage (Azure)

Chart summarizes the various types of Azure managed disks and their capabilities.

Azure Managed Disks provide attached storage for Azure VMs with several options to meet size, performance, and redundancy requirements.

Azure NetApp Files implements the NetApp ONTAP storage OS in Azure to provide a virtual SAN for file-based workloads.

Azure File Sync, a feature of Azure Files, can provide disaster recovery and redundancy in Azure for on-premises file servers.

Azure Files now supports identity-based access authentication, providing granular controls and allowing it to replace on-premises and Azure VM–based file servers.

Azure Data Share helps organizations share data stored in Azure with other Azure customers and offers strong auditing and security features.

Azure Ultra Disk Storage offers high-performance storage and capacity for Azure VMs with flexible billing rates but lacks features of other types of managed disks and has limited availability.

Azure FXT Edge Filers are generally available and offer higher performance and storage than existing Avere FXT Edge Filers.

Azure Data Share helps organizations share data stored in Azure with other Azure customers and offers strong auditing and security features.

Azure Files support for Azure Active Directory Domain Services and higher performance will benefit VMs and VDI in Azure