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

Using endpoints with forced tunneling in Azure
Learn if endpoints are still usable when forced tunneling is enabled.
Understanding DS series temporary disk size
Learn how types of Azure storage can be mixed.
Mix Azure storage types in a VM
Learn how storage can be mixed in an Azure VM.
Use Premium Storage with a VM
Use Premium Storage with an Azure IaaS VM.
Using Azure Premium Storage
Create an Azure Premium Storage account and say hello to higher IOPS and predictable performance!
Automatic VM creation when creating VM from preview Azure portal
Learn why virtual networks are automatically created when VMs are created using the preview portal.
What's Included in Microsoft Operations Management Suite
Learn about the new Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS).
Benefits of TPS for modern Windows
Learn how TPS works with modern windows operating systems.
Understand TCO for Azure vs on-premises
Understand considerations for working out Total Cost of Ownership of on-premises vs Azure.
Microsoft's 2016 software version announcements
Learn about the 2016 wave of products.
Restrict number of devices that can be registered with Intune
Limit the number of devices that can be registered with Intune by a user.
Azure Premium Storage account limits
Learn the limits associated with an Azure Premium Storage account.
Connect to a Scale-out File Server from a pre-SMB 3 client experience
Understand what happens if you connect to a scale-out file server from a pre-2012 client.
Understand Tags in Azure 1
Learn what Tags are in Azure and what you can do with them.
Solve HNV Gateway communication problems
Fix HNV Gateway communication problems.

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