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Avoid Basic VM SKU#

Operational Excellence · Virtual Machine · Azure.VM.BasicSku

Virtual machines (VMs) should not use Basic sizes.

Description#

VMs can be deployed in Basic or Standard sizes. Basic VM sizes are suitable only for entry level development scenarios.

Recommendation#

Basic VM sizes are not suitable for production workloads or intensive development workloads. Consider migration to an alternative Standard VM size.


Last update: 2021-09-24