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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

Summary

In this chapter, you learned about various challenges with legacy applications and why it is essential to modernize them. You learned about the different benefits an organization can get by upgrading its application to the latest technology. Application modernization can be a complicated and risky task, but is often worth the effort.

The outcome you get from the upgrade is a trade-off against the amount of investment and energy you put into it. Before defining the modernization approach, it's essential to understand your legacy system thoroughly. You learned various assessment attributes of an application in the aspects of technology, architecture, and code.

After the assessment, the next step is to define the modernization approach. You learned about various modernization approaches, including architecture-driven, system re-engineering, and migration approaches. You also learned about multiple techniques of system modernization, including straightforward approaches...