DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series

Applies to: ✔️ Linux VMs ✔️ Windows VMs ✔️ Flexible scale sets ✔️ Uniform scale sets

Important

DCsv3 and DCdsv3 are in public preview as of November 1st, 2021.

The DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series virtual machines help protect the confidentiality and integrity of your code and data whilst it’s processed in the public cloud. By leveraging Intel® Software Guard Extensions and Intel® Total Memory Encryption - Multi Key, customers can ensure their data is always encrypted and protected in use.

These machines are powered by the latest 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon Scalable processors, and leverage Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 to reach 3.5 GHz.

With this generation, CPU Cores have increased 6x (up to a maximum of 48 physical cores), Encrypted Memory (EPC) has increased 1500x to 256GB, Regular Memory has increased 12x to 384GB. All these changes substantially improve the performance gen-on-gen and unlock new entirely new scenarios.

Note

Hyperthreading is disabled for added security posture. Pricing is based on the superior performance of physical vs virtual cores, as well as the unique security capabilities of DC-series.

We are offering two variants dependent on whether the workload benefits from a local disk or not. Whether you choose a VM with a local disk or not, you can attach remote persistent disk storage to all VMs. Remote disk options (such as for the VM boot disk) are billed separately from the VMs in any case, as always.

Configuration

CPU: 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon Scalable Processor 8370C
Base All-Core Frequency: 2.8 GHz
Turbo Boost Max 3.0: Enabled, Max Frequency 3.5 GHz
Hyper-Threading: Not Supported
Total Memory Encryption - Multi Key: Enabled
Premium Storage: Supported
Ultra-Disk Storage: Supported
Accelerated Networking: Supported
Azure Kubernetes Service: Supported (CLI provisioning only initially)
Live Migration: Not Supported
Memory Preserving Updates: Not Supported
VM Generation Support: Generation 2
Ephemeral OS Disks: Supported
Dedicated Host: Coming Soon

DCsv3-series Technical specifications

Size Physical Cores Memory GB Temp storage (SSD) GiB Max data disks Max NICs EPC Memory GB
Standard_DC1s_v3 1 8 N/A 4 2 4
Standard_DC2s_v3 2 16 N/A 8 2 8
Standard_DC4s_v3 4 32 N/A 16 4 16
Standard_DC8s_v3 8 64 N/A 32 8 32
Standard_DC16s_v3 16 128 N/A 32 8 64
Standard_DC24s_v3 24 192 N/A 32 8 128
Standard_DC32s_v3 32 256 N/A 32 8 192
Standard_DC48s_v3 48 384 N/A 32 8 256

DCdsv3-series Technical specifications

Size Physical Cores Memory GB Temp storage (SSD) GiB Max data disks Max NICs EPC Memory GB
Standard_DC1ds_v3 1 8 75 4 2 4
Standard_DC2ds_v3 2 16 150 8 2 8
Standard_DC4ds_v3 4 32 300 16 4 16
Standard_DC8ds_v3 8 64 600 32 8 32
Standard_DC16ds_v3 16 128 1200 32 8 64
Standard_DC24ds_v3 24 192 1800 32 8 128
Standard_DC32ds_v3 32 256 2400 32 8 192
Standard_DC48ds_v3 48 384 2400 32 8 256

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