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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

Benefits of cloud native architecture

In recent years, technology has been changing rapidly and new companies have been born in the cloud world, disrupting old and long-standing organizations. Rapid growth is possible because of no upfront cost being involved when organizations use the cloud, and there is less risk in experimentation due to the pay-as-you-go model of the cloud compared to paying the upfront cost of hosting your own server.

The cloud native approach helps employees in an organization develop innovative thinking and implement their ideas without waiting for the long cycle of infrastructure.

With the cloud, customers don't need to plan excess capacity in advance to handle their peak season, such as the holiday shopping season for retailers; they have the elasticity to provision resources to meet demand instantly. This significantly helps reduce costs and improve the customer's experience. For any organization to stay in the competition, they have to...