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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

Understanding the benefits of DevOps

The goal of DevOps is a CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous deployment) model that is repeatable, reliable, stable, resilient, and secure. These properties improve operational efficiency. To achieve this goal, teams must collaborate and get involved in the development and delivery process. All technical team members should have experience with the processes and tools involved in the development pipeline. A mature DevOps process provides benefits, as shown in the following diagram:

Figure 12.1: Benefits of DevOps

These benefits of DevOps are detailed further here:

  • Speed: Releasing product features quickly helps to accommodate changing business needs of your customers and expand your market. A DevOps model enables an organization to achieve results faster.
  • Fast delivery: DevOps processes facilitate more efficiency by automating end-to-end pipelines, from code build to code deploy and production launch. Rapid...