Why SharePoint 2013 Cumulative Update takes 5 hours to install? – SharePoint Brew – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

I recently went through the process of applying the latest SharePoint 2013 Cumulative Update on my multi server SharePoint 2013 Farm.   To my surprise, I found the total time to apply the patch (install the bits) took over 5 hours Continue reading Why SharePoint 2013 Cumulative Update takes 5 hours to install? – SharePoint Brew – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

How to install update packages on a SharePoint farm where search component and high availability search topologies are enabled – SharePoint IT Pro Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs

The March Public Update (PU) for SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Foundation 2013 is available. Here’s information to help you install it on SharePoint farms where search components and high availability search topologies are enabled. For servers that include search Continue reading How to install update packages on a SharePoint farm where search component and high availability search topologies are enabled – SharePoint IT Pro Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs