© Oscar Medina, Ethan Schumann 2018
Oscar Medina and Ethan SchumannDevOps for SharePointhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3688-8_6

6. Scaling the Farm Using Terraform and Ansible

Oscar Medina1  and Ethan Schumann2
Lafayette, CA, USA
Frisco, TX, USA

In the previous two chapters, we walked you through deploying our farm to Azure and AWS using Infrastructure as Code. We then performed configuration management using Ansible to install SharePoint based on our topology.

In this chapter, we go through the exercise of scaling the Azure SharePoint farm topology discussed in Chapter 4 by making the WFE role highly available using Azure availability sets. We use Terraform to specify the objects. We also add a load balancer to distribute incoming traffic. ...

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