There have been some updates to the technical diagrams for SharePoint 2013 (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx). These diagrams provide some much needed guidance for deploying SharePoint and the various workloads that go along with it. The technical guidance cover the gamut of simple (streamlined) topologies to more complex (Enterpise Scale and Hybrid) deployments. Here are some of my favorites:
Those are my favorites, but there is a lot more information that is available so check it out.