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Azure: Specifying different disk types for OS and data disks

Azure: Specifying different disk types for OS and data disks

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Question pertains to Azure deployments using Cloudera Altus Director 6.2.1 

 

In AWS deployments, you are able to define a disk type specifically for the data disks.  The OS disk type is defined based on the AMI used.  We typically deploy workers with HDD data disks and SSD OS disks.  Is this supported for Azure deployments?   It would seem the only way to accomplish this would be to create an image with the desired data disk types included, then in the cluster bootstrap define the worker storage type as premium, the data disk count as 0 and use custom image option.  This would result in configuring the OS disk as premium while leaving the data disk included with the image as is.   Is this a correct?