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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Add vmNIC to Azure Virtual Machine
Find out whether you can add NICs to an existing Azure virtual machine.
Azure Multi-NIC Virtual Machine
Learn how to use multi-NIC virtual machines in Azure.
Disks Not Online During Azure Migration
Solve problems with disks not coming online in Azure.
Convert ESX Linux VM to Hyper-V
Convert ESX Linux virtual machines to Hyper-V format.
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Migrate VM from AWS to Azure
Migrate VMs from AWS to Azure with minimal downtime.
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Communication Between VMs in Different Cloud Services
Understand how VMs communicate with each other when in different cloud services.
Azure AD Replication
Learn about how Azure AD is replicated.
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Single-Instance Azure Lack of SLA
Understand how SLAs work for Azure single-instance VMs.
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Disabling PowerShell
Learn why PowerShell doesn't pose any security risks, because it's a user-mode application.
Affinity Group Use in Azure
Understand the use of Affinity Groups in Azure.
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Unsnap an Xbox One Application
Use the controller to unsnap applications on Xbox One.
Classify PDF Files with FCI
Understand how to classify PDF files based on their content.
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Deploy RD Gateway in Azure
Deploy an RD Gateway farm in Azure.
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OpenGL and OpenCL Support in Windows Server 10
Understand future OpenGL and OpenCL capabilities in the next version of RemoteFX.
SSD Defragging
Understand defrag rules related to SSD drives.
Master-Level Microsoft Stack Training with John Savill

Get 30 hours of comprehensive training covering the complete Microsoft solution stack. Invest a few hours each week and become the #1 Microsoft expert in your organization.

Past Sessions Available for Instant Access!
Semester 2: January 22nd to February 19th
Access to Recordings through May 20, 2015

John Savill will cover topics including:

* Deploying, Managing, and Maintaining Windows
* Key Features of Active Directory from Windows 2000 to Windows Server 2012
* Key elements of System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2
* Deploying, Migrating to and Managing Hyper-V in Your Organization
* Implementing a Private Cloud
* Using PowerShell to Automate Common Tasks
* PLUS a preview of Windows 10


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