The SharePoint Server 2013 Test Lab Guide (TLG) stack has been refreshed for the released version of SharePoint Server 2013. Here is the current stack diagram (click on it for a larger version):

The updates include the following:

  • Additional links to software and hardware requirements for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, and SharePoint Server 2013 so you can make better estimates of disk space and RAM for physical or virtual machine-based computers in the test lab.
  • Links to the released evaluation versions of SharePoint Server 2013 and Office Professional Plus 2013.
  • A new section that provides an overview of the TLG initiative, with the new TLG logo and a diagram showing the TLG stack on which the TLG in question depends.
  • New lab configuration diagrams. Here is an example:

The refreshed TLG content includes the following:

The additional mini-modules that you can use to create and test new configurations are the following:

For more information about the TLG initiative, see Test Lab Guides.

Stay tuned to this blog for additional TLGs for SharePoint Server 2013.

To get started with SharePoint Server 2013, see the following:

Enjoy!

 

Joe Davies
Principal Writer