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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

Rearchitecting Legacy Systems

Today's organizations are operating in a challenging environment. The pace of change is unprecedented. Regulators and institutions are imposing new reporting and security requirements, new technologies are disrupting consumers' expectations and perceptions, and the ecosystem is constantly evolving as new players enter the market. As a result, organizations are redefining their business models to provide the customer focus, agility, and technology they need to attract talent, be competitive, and grow.

Application modernization has become a critical component of these new business models to rapidly stand-up dev/test environments, experiment with new ideas, and then develop new products and services. In addition to eliminating the need to invest in expensive and cumbersome infrastructure, the new system enables innovation through the broad set of technologies it makes available.

Legacy systems are the applications that have been deployed...