AMD announced Azure Data Explorer, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution optimized for data exploration and near real-time analytics, will now offer customers access to Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines featuring AMD EPYC™ processors.
In a collaboration between AMD, Azure compute and Azure Data Explorer, the Azure Data Explorer service is now offering the AMD EPYC processor based Azure Dav4, Eav4, Easv4 and Lsv2 VMs for use.
The family of AMD EPYC processor based Azure VMs enables Azure Data Explorer customers to gain up to 30 – 50 percent more performance on data analytics workloads for the same cost. With this performance and efficiency, Azure Data Explorer customers can improve the real-time analysis on large volumes of data streaming from applications, websites, IoT devices, and more.
Azure Data Explorer customers can now take advantage of the AMD EPYC processor based VMs for the data analytics service. You can read more and sign up to use Azure Data Explorer and AMD EPYC processors here.