Posted On: Aug 12, 2014

This new Quick Start Reference Deployment covers the implementation of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 in a highly available architecture on the AWS cloud. The automated solution used to deploy the Quick Start is provided by an AWS CloudFormation template that allows you to choose a highly available architecture that is sized for medium or large environments based on your input. Additionally, the foundation for this environment will utilize the Active Directory Domain Services and Microsoft SQL AlwaysOn Availability Group Quick Starts, which are deployed in a highly available architecture across two Availability Zones. This Quick Start Reference Deployment discusses how the Microsoft SharePoint environment is built so that you can deploy the automated solution or customize the provided AWS CloudFormation template to meet your own requirements.

This Quick Start is the fifth in a series of new Reference Deployments that describe in words and diagrams the architectures for implementing popular enterprise solutions on AWS. They also include the AWS CloudFormation templates that automate the deployments.

To get started with Microsoft SharePoint 2013 on AWS, use the following resources: