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Solution Architecture with .NET

By : Jamil Hallal
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Solution Architecture with .NET

By: Jamil Hallal

Overview of this book

Understanding solution architecture is a must to build and integrate robust systems to meet your client’s needs. This makes it crucial for a professional .NET software engineer to learn the key skills of a .NET solution architect to create a unique digital journey and build solutions for a wide range of industries, from strategy and design to implementation. With this handbook, developers working with the .NET technology will be able to put their knowledge to work. The book takes a hands-on approach to help you become an effective solution architect. You’ll start by learning the principles of the software development life cycle (SDLC), the roles and responsibilities of a .NET solution architect, and what makes a great .NET solution architect. As you make progress through the chapters, you’ll understand the principles of solution architecture and how to design a solution, and explore designing layers and microservices. You'll complete your learning journey by uncovering modern design patterns and techniques for designing and building digital solutions. By the end of this book, you'll have learned how to architect your modern web solutions with ASP.NET Core and Microsoft Azure and be ready to automate your development life cycle with Azure DevOps.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1: Understanding the Responsibilities of a Solution Architect
Section 2: Designing a Solution Architecture
Section 3: Architecting Modern Web Solutions with DevOps Solutions

What is solution architecture?

Before we dig deep into the personality traits of the solution architect, first, let's get to know what solution architecture is. Solution architecture is a set of activities that aims to explore and analyze a business problem based on predefined requirements and create an architecture design for the proposed technology solution that fits with the client's goals and needs.

Typically, the solution architect should consider the following four key factors and related constraints when creating a balanced and effective solution and its architecture design:

  • Enterprise constraints: Identify the enterprise constraints and goals behind building the product.
  • Stakeholders' perspective: Understand and analyze the requirements collected from the business stakeholders and power users.
  • Technology value: Identify the value of the technology stack and components used in your solution that should comply with the enterprise strategic guidelines...