John Savill

John
Savill

John Savill is a Windows technical specialist, an 11-time MVP, and an MCSE for Azure Infrastructure and Windows Server 2016. He's also Azure certified, ITIL certified and a CISSP. John is the author of the popular FAQ for Windows and a senior contributing editor to IT Pro, as well as the author of eight books including Mastering Azure Infrastructure Services (Wiley) and Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V (Wiley). John's blog is available at Savilltech.com and can be followed on Twitter at NTFAQGuy.

Articles
FAQs: Some handy tips around networking in Azure and checking for Device Guard compatibility
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
FAQs: Looking at Containers in Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
FAQs: Passwords & Replicated Accts, Guest Access to Azure Service, Deployment Status for Azure Stack Dev Kit
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
FAQs: Converting Title Case, Tunneling in App Services, Admin Accounts for Azure Stack Dev Kit
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
FAQs: Time Stamps, Date Differentials, and Finding an Entry in an Arrray with PowerShell
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
Why backup if I have replication?
This has come up a number of times recently so I thought I'd put my perspective down. Maybe it will help. But first, why backup, why replicate?
FAQs: Azure Stack Dev Kit Disk Resiliency; Azure Availability Zones; Azure Cloud Shell
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
FAQs: Diving into the New Azure Files Sync Capability
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
How to Manage Azure
Often when people start using Azure they are using the portal and why not? It's intuitive and I can do most things. I can create resources, easily see configuration, perform operational duties and much more however many experts (and me :-) ) will tell you that shouldn't be using the portal.
In this batch of FAQs we'll look at a few cool tricks with PowerShell
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
Manipulating data read from a file using PowerShell and changing the data type of variables
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
Storage Spaces Direct and Clusters; Anti-Malware in Nano Server; Managing Egress traffic in Azure
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
In this batch of FAQs we look at fun with Active Directory and PowerShell.
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
Storage Spaces Direct Across Locations; Mixing OS Types on Azure; Using Hyper-V to Protect Resources
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
Creating Azure AD & AD objects using PowerShell; Delegating authority on Azure Internal Load Balancer
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.
Comments
Deploy Personal Session Desktop collection in Windows Server 2016
August 14, 2017

Great feedback however realize this solution is something different. This is a pooled approach and something I've referenced in other FAQs. Here you are creating a pool of...

When does a CBB lose servicing
April 25, 2017

No. Remember the TWO most current branches are supported which means once 1703 is CBB then it and the previous (1607) are supported but the previous to that goes into grace...

When to use ReFS in Windows Server 2016
March 28, 2017

Remember the other article was CSV specific. For CSV stick with NTFS because of the redirected mode ReFS forces. For NON CSV you COULD use ReFS based on the possible benefits...

Why is scaling out preferred over scaling up?
November 23, 2016

Martin - Agree. That is why I said generally. If you look at most modern operating systems they charge by core rather than OS instance and most clouds charge the same way. For...

Understand virtual network peering in Azure
August 29, 2016

good catch, fixed Tim :-)

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