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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

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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

Implementing continuous testing in the CI/CD pipeline

DevOps is key for the continually changing business scenarios based on customer feedback, demand for new features, or shifts in market trends. A robust CI/CD pipeline ensures further features/feedback are incorporated in less time, and customers get to use the new features faster.

With frequent code check-ins, having a good testing strategy baked into your CI/CD pipeline ensures you close that feedback loop with quality. Continuous testing is essential in balancing the CI/CD pipeline. While adding software features rapidly is good, ensuring that the features adhere to good quality is achieved by continuous testing.

Unit tests form the most significant amount of your testing strategy. They typically run on the developer's machine and are the fastest and cheapest. A general rule of thumb is to incorporate 70% of your testing efforts in unit testing. Bugs caught at this stage can be fixed relatively quickly, with fewer...