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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

Think data-driven design

Any software solution revolves around the collection and management of data. Take the example of an e-commerce website; the software application is built to showcase product data on the website and encourage the customers to buy them. It starts by collecting customer data when they create a login, adding a payment method, storing order transactions, and maintaining inventory data as the product gets sold. Another example is a banking application, which is about storing customer financial information and handling all financial transaction data with integrity and consistency. For any application, the most important thing is to handle, store, and secure data appropriately.

In the previous section, you have learned about different kinds of data types, along with the storage needs, which should help you to apply data thinking in your design. Solution design is heavily influenced by data and enables you to apply the right design-driven solution by keeping data...