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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

Applying automation everywhere

Most accidents happen due to human error, which can be avoided by automation. Automation not only handles jobs efficiently but also increases productivity and saves costs. Anything identified as a repeatable task should be automated to free up valuable human resources so that team members can spend their time on more exciting work and focus on solving a real problem. It also helps to increase team morale.

When designing a solution, think about what can be automated. Think to automate any repeatable task. Consider the following components to be automated in your solution:

  • Application testing: You need to test your application every time you make any changes to make sure that nothing breaks. Also, manual testing is very time-consuming and requires lots of resources. It's better to think about automating repeatable test cases to speed up deployment and product launch. Automate your testing on a production scale and use rolling deployment...