Now, we have gone through different roles and features within Configuration Manager and how we can deploy them as highly available. Also, we have seen which roles cannot be deployed as highly available.
Also, we have seen in this chapter how clients locate their site and management points from different sources within the infrastructure and how clients locate their content based on where the client resides.
We also went through some sample site designs for how a deployment might look like for different scenarios, and how we can place and scale roles within the design.
It is important to know what the scalability of a role is, as this gives you a good pinpoint on how many of each roles you need for the number of clients to handle the load.
Remember that a design should always be designed based upon business requirements and what features are needed.
In the next chapter, we will take a closer look at the backend roles that are needed for Configuration Manager and how we set them up redundantly...