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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

Solution Architecture Document

In previous chapters, you learned about various aspects of solution architecture design and optimization. As the solution architect works on the design, it is essential to have consistent communication with other stakeholders for successful application delivery. The solution architect needs to communicate a solution design to all technical and non-technical stakeholders.

The Solution Architecture Document (SAD) provides an end-to-end view of the application and helps everyone be on the same page. In this chapter, you will learn about various aspects of the SAD, which addresses the needs of all stakeholders associated with the development of the application.

You will learn about the structure of the SAD and other types of documents of which the solution architect needs to be aware, such as the request for proposal, where the solution architect needs to provide input to make strategic decisions. We will cover the following topics to gain a deeper...