High availability SharePoint Server 2016 farm in Azure deployment content updated

The content for deploying a high-availability SharePoint Server 2016 farm in Azure steps you through creating and configuring the following: This content has been updated for the use of: Azure managed disks instead of storage accounts  Managed disks are an easier and more scalable way to add operating system and data disks to Azure virtual machines….


New Reference Architecture for a high availability SharePoint Server 2016 farm in Azure

AzureCAT Patterns & Practices has published a new Reference Architecture for a High Availability SharePoint Server 2016 farm in Azure, which you can use to build the following: This new article is part of the Azure Reference Architectures, a set of standard configurations for Azure infrastructure services, and contains: A description of the deployment architecture,…


Hybrid and Networking Cloud Architecture posters updated for the SharePoint Server 2016 in Azure scenario

With the recent publication of the SharePoint Server 2016 in Microsoft Azure content set, we have updated two posters in the Microsoft Cloud for Enterprise Architects Series. Microsoft Cloud Networking for Enterprise Architects: Includes a new section at the end of the Designing networking for Azure IaaS topic that describes the 9-server high availability SharePoint Server 2016…


Design and deploy SharePoint Server 2016 farms in Azure

Although Microsoft recommends SharePoint Online in Office 365, if that is not the best option for you right now, you should use SharePoint Server 2016. You can deploy SharePoint Server 2016 farms in your on-premises datacenter or in Microsoft Azure infrastructure services, where you can take advantage of faster deployment of servers, easier scaling, and…


SAB Survey Results: SharePoint dev/test environments

In the 2014 SAB Annual Survey, SAB members cited SharePoint dev/test environments as an area of interest. Since I have done some recent work in that area, I thought I would recap what content we have. This can be divided into SharePoint Server and SharePoint online. Dev/test environments for SharePoint Server The four main options,…


SAB August 2014 webinar announcement

On August 26, 2014, we will hold the fourth of our bi-monthly Solutions Advisory Board (SAB) webinars. SAB webinars are one hour and consist of brief presentations followed by time for open feedback. Here is the agenda for the August 2014 webinar: Introductions and logistics – Chris Fox or Joe Davies Enterprise cloud architecture –…