As per the Azure VM Creation of the storage pool best practice document, Simple Recovery option is what Microsoft recommend. For recovery purpose shouldn't this be at least Mirror.

What is Microsoft rational for the recommendation.


  • All of the data from the disks have 3 separate copies in Azure storage. If this were on-prem where you aren't already copying the same data to three different storage arrays then I would use mirror, but I don't see the need to do it in Azure. – Sean says Remove Sara Chipps Jan 22 at 14:46

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