VirtualMachineDiskType Data Type

The type of a virtual disk.

Namespace
(Default)
Values
value description
UNKNOWN The disk type is unknown.
FLAT The disk file is preallocated.
SPARSE The disk file grows as needed.
RDM The disk file is backed by a full physical disk drive (raw disk format).
FLOPPY The disk is a floppy disk.
CDROM The disk is a CD-ROM.
GENERAL_PURPOSE_SSD A common SSD disk.
PROVISIONED_IOPS_SSD A provisioned IOPS SSD disk.
MAGNETIC A regular magnetic disk.
SE_SPARSE Disk file grows as needed, unused space can be reclaimed
THROUGHPUT_OPTIMIZED_HDD A throughput optimized HDD disk.
COLD_HDD A low cost HDD disk.
HDD A general purpose hard disk.
SSD A solid state disk.
GENERAL_PURPOSE_AURORA Disk type used only by Amazon Aurora RDS.
STANDARD_PERSISTENT For GCP only, standard persistent disk
SSD_PERSISTENT For GCP only, SSD persistent disk
SSD_LOCAL For GCP only, SSD local disk
TEMPLATE_DISK For ARM public templates