Section 1: Solution and Infrastructure
In this section, we will first revise the different architecture practices and dimensions, because the word architect is sometimes misunderstood or abused. We will share our views on the different architecture dimensions that we cover throughout the book. The initial chapter will set the scene for your journey. Then, we will get you started with Azure and acquainted with the services that you can assemble to design and build solutions. We will also focus on an essential foundation – the infrastructure – and you will get to know how to leverage Infrastructure as Code and automation, to get an optimal return on investment out of your cloud expenditures.
In this section, we will cover the following topics: