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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

Understanding the components of DevOps

DevOps tools and automation bring together development and system operations. The following are critical components of a DevOps practice:

  • CI/CD
  • Continuous monitoring and improvement
  • Infrastructure as code
  • Configuration management

A best practice across all the elements is automation. Automating processes allows you to efficiently perform these operations in a fast, reliable, and repeatable fashion. Automation can involve scripts, templates, and other tools. In a thriving DevOps environment, infrastructure is managed as code. Automation enables DevOps teams to set up and tune test and production environments rapidly. Let's explore more details about each component.

Continuous integration/continuous deployment

In CI (Continuous Integration), developers commit code frequently to a code repository. The code is built frequently. Each build is tested using automated unit tests and integration tests...