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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

Defining a cloud migration strategy for legacy systems

As the cloud becomes ever more popular, more organizations are looking to migrate into the cloud for their legacy application modernization needs. You learned about various cloud migration techniques in Chapter 5, Cloud Migration and Hybrid Cloud Architecture Design. The cloud provides you with the flexibility to scale your application while keeping costs low and helps you to achieve desirable performance, high availability, and reliability while maintaining application security.

Cloud providers such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, and GCP provide many options out of the box that can help you to modernize your system. For example, you can take a serverless approach to build a microservice using AWS Lambda and Amazon API Gateway, with Amazon DynamoDB as the backend. We discussed various legacy system modernization techniques and their application in the context of moving to the cloud in the previous section. The flow illustrated in...