Here's an explanation of the version options available in the Share Point admin center.
Microsoft this week released a new "Share Point Build to Build Update Playbook" for IT pros who update Share Point Server installations.
When SPWeb, SPSite, or SPSite Administration objects are used, the objects are automatically disposed of if an assignment collection or the Global parameter is not used.The playbook is an Excel-based best practices guide that was designed by Microsoft Premier Field Engineers for IT pros that manage mid-to-large Share Point farms.It can be downloaded at the Tech Net Gallery here, and provides "guidance for planning, preparing and executing Share Point Update installations (CUs and PUs)." Microsoft refers to that sort of activity as being involved with "Build to Build (B2B) updates," per its announcement.Microsoft offers a choice of two wizards (PSCONFIG. However, Microsoft's announcement offered the perhaps helpful hint that "update success is not related to PSConfig alone." Patching Share Point Server maybe became acute for some IT pros about three years ago.Back then, Microsoft starting pushing its Share Point cumulative updates through the Windows Update patch service.