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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

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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 architects in an agile organization

In the last half decade, you may have seen the rapid adoption of the agile methodology. In this competitive market, an organization needs to be proactive to rapid changes, and bring output to the customer very quickly. Fast innovation and release can only be possible if organizations are adapting quickly and respond to change faster to accommodate user demand, which means there must be flexibility built into every part of the organization and solution architecture.

To be successful in an agile environment, a solution architect needs an agile mindset, and must adopt a rapid delivery method by continuously working with stakeholders to fulfill their needs. First, let's understand a little bit more about the agile methodology. This is a vast topic, and in this section, we will see a high-level overview.

Why the agile methodology?

Agile can create and respond to changes to make a profit in a fast-moving business environment...