Azure Generation 2 VMs Bring Higher Capacity Only

  • Gen 2 VMs are now supported in Azure.
  • Gen 2 VMs offer larger processor, memory, and OS disk capacity than Gen 1 VMs.
  • Many security features of Gen 2 VMs on-premises are not yet supported by Azure.
  • Migration options for existing on-premises Gen 2 VMs are limited.
  • Organizations that do not need larger capacity should hold off deploying Gen 2 VMs on Azure.

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