John Savill


John Savill is a Windows technical specialist, an 11-time MVP, and an MCSE for Private Cloud and Server Infrastructure 2012. He's also ITIL certified and a CISSP. John is the author of the popular FAQ for Windows and a senior contributing editor to Windows IT Pro, as well as the author of Microsoft Virtualization Secrets (Wiley) and Mastering Hyper-V 2012 R2 with System Center and Azure (Wiley). John's blog is available at

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Learn what Docker is and how it differs from regular virtualization.
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Trigger Actions On-Premises from Azure Automation
Understand how Azure Automation can interact with services outside of Azure.
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Hyper-V Traffic Flow with SR-IOV
Learn about the traffic flow between virtual machines using SR-IOV.
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Azure Malware Protection
Understand the types of malware protection in Azure.
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Disk Cleanup in Windows Server
Use Disk Cleanup in Windows Server.
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Azure Connection to Internet2
Is Azure connected to Internet2?
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Azure AD Application Proxy Availability
Learn about the tiers of Azure AD that support Azure AD Application Proxy.
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Azure AD Application Proxy
Find out what Azure AD Application Proxy is and decide whether you want to use it.
Web Hosting Plans with Azure Websites
Understand why Web Hosting Plans exist and how to use them.
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RDS Licensing Requirements for Windows Server vNext
Find out the license requirements for Remote Desktop Services (RDS) with each new version of Windows Server.
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Upload Content with Azure Websites
Use FTP to upload content to an Azure Website.
Configure Static IP Address on NIC Within a Team
Learn how you configure IP addresses for NICs in a NIC team.
Trigger Action from PowerShell Without Waiting for It to Complete
Call an action from PowerShell without waiting for its completion.
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Call Interactive Console Application from PowerShell
Learn how to use interactive console applications from the PowerShell ISE.
See CPU Utilization of Hyper-V Hosts
Learn why Task Manager is useless for Hyper-V processor utilization.
John Savill's PowerShell Master Class

Join John Savill for 9 hours of comprehensive PowerShell training. This course will start from the ground up, walking through the basics of PowerShell, how to create basic scripts, and building toward creating custom modules to achieve amazing results in your environment, in non-Microsoft environments, and in Azure.

Invest a few hours each week and become the #1 PowerShell expert in your organization.

Sessions meet Thursdays, March 5th through March 19th

Topics covered will include:

  • Remote management with PowerShell
  • Connecting commands and mastering objects
  • Creating PowerShell scripts and best practices to aid in code reuse
  • Parsing data and working with objects
  • Desired State Configuration
  • Building PowerShell workflows using Orchestrator SMA and Azure Automation
  • PLUS new capabilities in PowerShell 4.0 and 5.0


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