cloud desktop A Series virtual machine
Entry-level economical VMs for dev/test
A-series VMs have CPU performance and memory configurations best suited for entry level workloads like development and test. They are economical and provide a low-cost option to get started with Azure. Av2 Standard is the latest generation of A-series VMs with similar CPU performance but more RAM per vCPU and faster disks.
Example use cases include development and test servers, low traffic web servers, small to medium databases, servers for proof-of-concepts, and code repositories.