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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

4 (2)
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

Design for performance

With the availability of fast internet, customers are seeking high-performance applications with minimal load time. Organizations have noticed that a direct revenue impact is proportional to application performance, and slowness in application load time can significantly impact customer engagement. Modern-era companies are setting a high expectation when it comes to performance, which results in high-performance applications becoming a necessity in order to stay in the market.

Like resiliency, the solution architect needs to consider performance at every layer of architecture design. The team needs to put monitoring in place to continue to perform effectively and work to improve upon it continuously. Better performance means increased user engagement and increases in the return on investment—high-performance applications are designed to handle application slowness due to external factors such as a slow internet connection. For example, you may have...