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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SQL License Requirements in Windows Azure 1
Consider the options related to running SQL Server in Microsoft Azure.
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Install Azure IaaS VM Agent on a Virtual Machine
Install the Azure IaaS VM Agent on an existing virtual machine.
Storage Performance for SQL Server in Azure IaaS 1
Get the best storage performance for SQL Server running on an Azure IaaS virtual machine.
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Reserve Azure VIP Address for Life of Subscription
Reserve a VIP address for the life of your Azure subscription.
SQL Server vs. SQL Azure on Windows Azure IaaS VM
Understand the difference between SQL Azure and SQL Server on an Azure IaaS virtual machine.
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Running Linux in a Gen2 Virtual Machine
Find out whether you can run Linux in a Generation 2 virtual machine.
Check Windows Azure Certifications
Learn about Windows Azure certifications.
Certificate Authentication in Windows Server 2012 R2
Solve port problems with Certificate Authentication (CA) and Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) in Windows Server 2012 R2.
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Set ConstrainedLanguage Mode in PowerShell
Enable ConstrainedLanguage mode.
Enable Jumbo Frames in Hyper-V
Enable jumbo frames in a Windows Server 2012 and later Hyper-V environment.
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Duplicate VSS Snapshot
Learn what happens if two Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) snapshots occur at the same time.
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Manage Existing NIC Team with VMM
Can System Center Virtual Machine Manager manage existing NIC teams?
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Inconsistent File Access in File Cluster
Fix inconsistent file access on Windows Server 2012 clusters.
Windows Server CAL Requirements for Microsoft Azure VMs
Understand the Windows Server CAL requirements when connecting to Microsoft Azure services.
Use DISM to Manage Windows Images
Use DISM to manage image content.
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