Technical diagrams for SharePoint Server

Summary: These diagrams provide visual representations of recommended solutions for SharePoint Server 2016 in the form of models, which are poster-size documents.

These resources are available in Visio (.vsdx) and PDF formats You might need additional software to view the files, here's an overview:

File type Software
.vsdx
Visio 2016 or the free Visio viewer. If you use the Visio viewer, right-click the VSD link, click Save Target As, save the file to your computer, and then open the file from your computer.
.pdf
Any PDF viewer, such as Adobe Reader

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Architectural Models

This poster describes the SharePoint Online, Microsoft Azure, and SharePoint on-premises configurations that business decision makers and solutions architects need to know about.

Item Description
SharePoint Online, Azure, and SharePoint on-prem configurations
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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 MinRole Topology

This poster shows the recommended MinRole topologies in a SharePoint on-premises environment.

Item Description
Click to view and download this poster about SharePoint Server MinRole topologies.
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SharePoint Server 2016 Databases

This poster shows the databases that support SharePoint Server 2016.

Item Description
This is a thumbnail fo the SharePoint Server 2016 databases poster.
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Search in SharePoint Server 2016

These posters describe search architectures in SharePoint Server 2016.

Item Description
Search Architectures for SharePoint Server 2016
Poster with an overview of the search components and search databases, how they interact, and an example of a search architecture built of these components and databases.
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Enterprise Search Architectures for SharePoint Server 2016
Poster describing the search components and databases, three model architectures for enterprise search, hardware requirements and scaling considerations.
PDF filePDF
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Internet Sites Search Architectures for SharePoint Server 2016
Poster describing the search components and databases, a model architecture for Internet sites search, hardware requirements, scaling considerations, and performance considerations.
PDF filePDF
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