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

virus protection
Malware Protection with Configuration Manager
Use System Center Configuration Manager to deploy endpoint protection.
virtual machines
Automatically Set Preferred Node for a Cluster
Automatically set a preferred node for all resources in a cluster.
disaster recovery
Disaster Recovery for Configuration Manager 2012
Understand disaster recovery options for System Center Configuration Manager.
virtual IP address
List Virtual Machines in Azure with Static IP Address
Check for static IP addresses in Azure.
cloud keyboard
Throttling Against Azure Storage
Find out whether throttling is affecting your storage performance in Azure.
problems and solutions signs
Azure Storage IOPS
Understand why performance might suffer if you have more than 40 virtual disks in a single storage account.
ExpressRoute and Site-to-Site VPN
Find out whether you can run ExpressRoute and site-to-site VPN together.
VMware high availability
Hyper-V in a Hyper-V Virtual Machine
Find out whether you can run Hyper-V in a Hyper-V virtual machine.
virtual network
Azure Site Recovery Bandwidth Usage
Understand the bandwidth used for Azure Site Recovery.
virtual machine
How Shared Core A0 Virtual Machines Affect Subscription Limits
Understand how A0 Azure virtual machines affect the subscription limits.
data in the cloud
Azure Site Recovery Data Compression
Learn whether compression is used for Azure Site Recovery.
Restore Private Key Archived with ADCS
Recover a private key from Active Directory Certificate Services.
encryption key
Enable Key Archival for Active Directory Certificate Services
Enable private key archival with Active Directory Certificate Services.
New Certificate Template 1
Make a new certificate template available to users.
disk storage
Azure Virtual Machine Storage
Understand how storage is charged for Azure virtual machines.
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