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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

Creating a cloud migration strategy

As we mentioned in the previous section, there could be various reasons for cloud migration, and those play an essential role in your cloud journey. Your cloud strategy helps you to determine a migration strategy and prioritize applications.

In addition to primary business drivers for cloud migration, you could have more reasons related to the data center, business, application, team, and workload for cloud migration.

Cloud adoption is not just about choosing the platform, security design, and operation, but you also need to consider people, processes, and culture in addition to technology. For cloud migration success, you first need to align leaders and earn commitment from teams by upskilling them. You need to define the vision across the organization to ensure a successful cloud transition.

Often, migration projects adopt multiple strategies and utilize different tools accordingly. The migration strategy will influence the time it...