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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

Adding security everywhere

Security is one of the essential aspects of solution design; any gap in security can have a devastating effect on business and the organization's future.

The security aspect can have a significant impact on solution design, so you need to understand your security needs even before starting the application design. Security needs to be included in platform readiness at the hardware level and in application development at the software level. The following are the security aspects that need to be considered during the design phase:

  • Physical security of data center: All IT resources in data centers should be secure from unauthorized access
  • Network security: The network should be secure to prevent any unauthorized server access
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM): Only authenticated users should have access to the application, and they can do the activity as per their authorization
  • Data security in transit: Data should be...