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Designing API-First Enterprise Architectures on Azure

By : Subhajit Chatterjee
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Designing API-First Enterprise Architectures on Azure

By: Subhajit Chatterjee

Overview of this book

API-centric architectures are foundational to delivering omnichannel experiences for an enterprise. With this book, developers will learn techniques to design loosely coupled, cloud-based, business-tier interfaces that can be consumed by a variety of client applications. Using real-world examples and case studies, the book helps you get to grips with the cloudbased design and implementation of reliable and resilient API-centric solutions. Starting with the evolution of enterprise applications, you'll learn how API-based integration architectures drive digital transformation. You'll then learn about the important principles and practices that apply to cloud-based API architectures and advance to exploring the different architecture styles and their implementation in Azure. This book is written from a practitioner's point of view, so you'll discover ideas and practices that have worked successfully in various customer scenarios. By the end of this book, you'll be able to architect, design, deploy, and monetize your API solutions in the Azure cloud while implementing best practices and industry standards.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Section 1: API-Led Architecture in the Digital Economy
Section 2: Build Reliable API-Centric Solutions
Section 3: Deliver Business Value for a Modern Enterprise

Chapter 7: Accelerating through DevOps Essentials

DevOps as a buzzword has been doing rounds in all enterprises for quite some time now. IT leaders are busy figuring out what strategies and training are required to make the paradigm shift within their development teams. While there are many definitions for the term DevOps, the common theme that emerges across all of them is the fact that if you haven't started on your journey yet, then you must act now with a sense of urgency.

Organizations understand that their digital transformation will not be complete without an overhaul of their DevOps practices. For the short term, they focus on the key essentials that will meet their immediate business needs. For the longer term, they have to plan for more increased DevOps adoption to improve their IT maturity and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) practices followed across the various teams.

The purpose of this chapter is to focus on the importance of DevOps adoption within...