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The task is 102.69% completed.

I did several tests playing with the Zero Downtime Patching feature and found that the developers in Microsoft have overfulfilled this task. Or they just have dirty subconsciousness and have added 69 in the status bar ...


Being serious I must honestly say - this feature is extremely helpful. Test it!
And the above screenshot is not manipulated. I saw it several times while upgrading the servers.

SharePoint 2016: High Availability Farm Topology

MinRole concept was introduced in SharePoint 2016 and it aims to simplify the process of designing the farms. However, I still find ambiguous information about the count of servers in SharePoint 2016 farm.

Let's ask ourselves the question - What is the minimum number of servers which allow High Availability MinRole farm?

According to technetwe have the following options:

Small High Availability (HA) MinRole farm 4 Four servers with two shared roles: ·Two Front-end with Distributed Cache servers ·Two Application with Search servers Medium High Availability (HA) MinRole farm (Search optimized) 6 Six servers with both dedicated and shared roles: ·Two Front-end with Distributed Cache servers ·Two Application servers ·Two Search servers Medium High Availability (HA) MinRole farm (user optimized) 6 Six servers with both dedicated and shared roles: ·Two Front-end servers ·Two Distributed Cache servers ·