Today we are happy to announce the preview of the latest edition to our service tiers, Premium RS, a 4TB increase of storage limits for Premium P11 and P15, and along with it a new, enhanced portal experience for selecting and managing service tiers and performance levels.
Including more alternatives inside our solution tiers and enhancing the offered storage is an essential step towards reaching our lasting commitment of providing more freedom. Both for compute including storage space across all performance tiers, allowing increased versatility to consumers.
Premium RS is perfect for your IO-intensive workloads that require Premium performance but do not require the highest access guarantees. This tier is perfect for workloads can replay the information in case of a severe system error such as for example analytical workloads where database is certainly not system of record. Additionally, Premium RS is great for non-production databases, such development using in-memory technologies or pre-production performance evaluation. For more details relate to the paperwork.
4TB storage alternative in Premium P11 and P15
It's simple to use up to 4TB of included storage space with P11 and P15 Premium databases at no extra fee. Until we've global supply later in CY 2017, the 4TB alternative may be chosen for databases located in the following areas: East United States 2, West United States, Canada East and South East Asia (all beginning March 9th) and West European countries, Japan East, Australian Continent East, Canada Central (available today). To get more details relate to the documents.
Improved rates level portal knowledge
We simplified your pricing level manageability experience for databases within the portal. The setup of your database is now able to be achieved in three simple steps showing the additional options we have been offering eg Premium RS and extra storage space configurations:
- Find the service tier which corresponds to your workload needs.
- Choose the performance limits (DTU) required by the database.
- Choose the maximum storage space expected to your database. This included alternative hopes making it simpler so that you can manage the growth of your databases.