|Entry-level||A, Av2||Have CPU performance and memory configurations best suited for entry level workloads like development and test. They are economical and provide a low-cost option to get started with Azure.|
|General purpose||D, DSv2, Dv2||Balanced CPU-to-memory ratio. Ideal for testing and development, small to medium databases, and low to medium traffic web servers.|
|Compute optimized||F||High CPU-to-memory ratio. Good for medium traffic web servers, network appliances, batch processes, and application servers.|
|Memory optimized||Esv3, Ev3||High memory-to-CPU ratio. Great for relational database servers, medium to large caches, and in-memory analytics.|
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Data Platform Tips 63 - Azure HDInsight and VM Sizes
Virtual machines in Azure are optimized to suit different use cases. The VM size and type is determined by CPU processing power, RAM size, and network latency. VM sizes for Linux and VM sizes for Windows machines on Azure.