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My New Hyper-V 2016 Book is Here!

 :: Posted by John Savill on 12-15-2016

Just got my copies from Wiley. Very exciting to see and available to buy now.


2016 Stack Masterclass Certificates and Coins Sent!

 :: Posted by John Savill on 12-07-2016

Wanted to let everyone know the certificates and coins for the US attendees of this years stack master class have been mailed out today. Thanks for attending!

Using blob snapshots with Azure IaaS VMs

 :: Posted by John Savill on 06-07-2016

Just created a whole new video using blob snapshots with Azure IaaS VMs. Available at and also linked below.

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

Master Class 2013 Certificates and more are out the door!

 :: Posted by John Savill on 02-15-2014

JohnSavillsMaD24aR00aP02ZL-ClevelandWanted to let everyone know that the Master Class coins, pins and certificates went out the door today. People in the U.S. should receive them this week and international people within the next 3 weeks.

Below are all the printed certificates, envelopes etc on the counter and then all packaged up and ready to go!

Hopefully I’ll see you all back next year and sooner for other events!







Two new Hyper-V 2012 R2 Storage Videos

 :: Posted by John Savill on 10-14-2013

Two new videos to go with Chapter 4 of my new Mastering 2012 R2 Hyper-V book.

Dynamic VHDX in action at and Guest Cluster storage options at

Become an Orchestrator Master!!!

 :: Posted by John Savill on 06-28-2013

I’m leading an online Orchestrator Master class in July and hope to see you there. Going to be a lot of fun!

Some great new Hyper-V Replica and System Center resources.

 :: Posted by John Savill on 05-23-2013

Microsoft have released some great new resources.

The first is a new capacity planning tool for Hyper-V Replica which is a utility you install on the Hyper-V server and performs a test to give exact impact on processor, memory, network and storage that Hyper-V Replica would cause for specific virtual machines. Available at

Microsoft have also updated the System Center 2012 Integration Map to include Service Pack 1 information which shows how all the components integrate together. It’s available in DOCX and PDF format and shows a LOT of integration.


Also huge news on the XBOX ONE. If you have not seen it check out at Can’t wait to get mine!

Windows is everywhere!

 :: Posted by John Savill on 05-20-2013

Took my son to Dave and Busters this weekend and saw this as I walked in. Awesome 🙂


My DVD training for MCSA 2012 exam 70-410 is now available.

 :: Posted by John Savill on 05-06-2013

70410dvdMy first ever training DVD set is now available from Infinite Skills for exam 70-410. This is a great supplement to your MCSA 2012 training and hope its useful to you.