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New video recording introducing Windows Azure ExpressRoute

 :: Posted by John Savill on 03-17-2014

In this new video on a call SmartBoard I walk through at a high level what Windows Azure ExpressRoute is. Available at and also linked below.

The links discussed in the video are: – ExpressRoute Technical Overview – ExpressRoute FAQ

New video on using Clustered Storage Spaces

 :: Posted by John Savill on 03-17-2014

Just got my hands on a Dell MD1200 storage enclosure with a mix of HDD and SSD so created a quick video of creating a clustered storage space. Check it out at

What’s new in Hyper-V 2012 R2 Part 1

 :: Posted by John Savill on 03-13-2014

Article now live at!

New video covering static IP in Windows Azure IaaS

 :: Posted by John Savill on 03-08-2014

A short video on using Static IP addresses in Windows Azure IaaS!

Have a FAQ on it as well at

New video on VMDK to VHD conversion options

 :: Posted by John Savill on 03-03-2014

Added a new video to go with Chapter 13 of the new book. Talks about options to convert VMDK to VHD including using the NetApp Shift technology for superfast conversions.

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