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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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Structure of the SAD

The structure of the SAD can differ from project to project as per stakeholder requirements and the nature of the project. Your project could be creating a new product from the ground up, modernizing a legacy application, or moving the entire system to the cloud.

For each project, the SAD document may differ, but, overall, it should consider various stakeholders' views and consider the necessary sections, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 18.2: Structure of a SAD

In the preceding SAD structure, you can see different sections covering multiple solution architecture and design aspects. The solution architect may choose to add additional subsections or remove some sections as per the project requirements. For example, you can add another introduction section to talk about the document's purpose, with a summary. For a transition project, you may add a subsection to present the existing architecture and compare it with the target...