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Solutions Architect’s Handbook - Second Edition

By : Saurabh Shrivastava, Neelanjali Srivastav
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Book Image

Solutions Architect’s Handbook - Second Edition

4 (2)
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

Selecting technologies for operational excellence

The operations team needs to create procedures and steps to handle any operational incidents and validate the effectiveness of their actions. They need to understand the business need to provide efficient support. The operations team needs to collect systems and business metrics to measure the achievement of business outcomes.

The operational procedure can be categorized into three phases—planning, functioning, and improving. Let's explore technologies that can help in each phase.

Planning for operational excellence

The first step in the operational excellence process is to define operational priorities to focus on the high business impact areas. Those areas could be applying automation, streamlining monitoring, developing team skills as the workload evolves, and focusing on improving overall workload performance. There are tools and services available that crawl through your system by scanning logs and system...