John Marlin


John Marlin is a senior support escalation engineer in Windows Commercial Technical Support focusing on failover clustering. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer for clustering, delivering to Microsoft and its partners, and is a regular contributor to the Ask the Core Team blog. He is also a contributor to the new book Introducing Windows Server 2012.

Identifying and solving Active Directory replication problems
Identifying and Solving Active Directory Replication Problems 6
Healthy replication in an AD forest is crucial. Here's how to check the replication status, discover errors, and resolve common AD replication problems.
group of computers representing failover cluster
Six Common Problems with Failover Clusters 3
Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) clusters have some common problems. Learn why they occur, as well as how to fix them.
Two servers sharing information
Windows Server 2012 R2 Failover Clustering
Windows Server 2012 R2 failover clustering provides many new features and enhancements. Here are the most noteworthy changes.
Introducing the Active Directory Recycle Bin in Windows Server 2012 1
Now that the Active Directory Recycle Bin is part of the new Active Directory Administrative Center in Windows Server 2012, it's much easier to set up and use.
Troubleshooting Windows Server 2012 Failover Clusters 1
Microsoft made some improvements to the troubleshooting tools for Windows Server 2012 failover clusters. Here's how to take advantage of those tools.
Configuring Hyper-V Replica in Windows Server 2012
Hyper-V Replica provides asynchronous replication over the network of VMs for the purposes of disaster recovery. Here's how it works.
New Features of Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering 1
What benefits does Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering bring to the clustering experience? How about easier management, increased scalability, and more flexibility?
Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Clusters
There are many ways to troubleshoot clusters. Here, straight from Microsoft, are some of the most common things to look for and where to look to look for them.
Hyper-V Master Class

Hyper-V Master Class with John Savill
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John Savill provides 12 hours of detailed instruction covering all the key aspects of a Hyper-V based virtualization environment covering both capabilities in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016. John will walk attendees through resource allocation and architecture, storage, networking (including Network Virtualization), clustering, migration technologies, replication, private cloud, session virtualization, migration from other technologies, integration with Microsoft Azure, and more. At the end of this class, attendees will be able to architect and manage an enterprise-level Hyper-V environment.


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