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Solutions Architect’s Handbook - Second Edition

By : Saurabh Shrivastava, Neelanjali Srivastav
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Solutions Architect’s Handbook - Second Edition

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By: Saurabh Shrivastava, Neelanjali Srivastav

Overview of this book

Becoming a solutions architect requires a hands-on approach, and this edition of the Solutions Architect's Handbook brings exactly that. This handbook will teach you how to create robust, scalable, and fault-tolerant solutions and next-generation architecture designs in a cloud environment. It will also help you build effective product strategies for your business and implement them from start to finish. This new edition features additional chapters on disruptive technologies, such as Internet of Things (IoT), quantum computing, data engineering, and machine learning. It also includes updated discussions on cloud-native architecture, blockchain data storage, and mainframe modernization with public cloud. The Solutions Architect's Handbook provides an understanding of solution architecture and how it fits into an agile enterprise environment. It will take you through the journey of solution architecture design by providing detailed knowledge of design pillars, advanced design patterns, anti-patterns, and the cloud-native aspects of modern software design. By the end of this handbook, you'll have learned the techniques needed to create efficient architecture designs that meet your business requirements.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
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Index

Operational Excellence Considerations

Application maintainability is one of the main aspects that a solution architect should consider during architectural design. Every new project starts with lots of planning and resources at the beginning. Teams spend the initial months creating and launching your application. After the production launch, the application needs several things to be taken care of to keep operating. You need to continually monitor your application to find and resolve any issues on a day-to-day basis.

The operations team needs to handle application infrastructure, security, and any software issues to make sure your application is running reliably without any problems or issues. Often, an enterprise application is complex in nature, with a defined Service-Level Agreement (SLA) regarding application availability. Your operations team needs to understand business requirements and prepare themselves accordingly to respond to any event.

Operation excellence should...