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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

Creating a multi-tenant SaaS-based architecture

In the previous section, you learned about multitier architecture, which is also called a single tenancy when built for a single organization. Multi-tenant architecture is becoming more popular as organizations adopt the digital revolution while keeping the overall application and operational cost low. The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model is built on a multi-tenant architecture, where a single instance of the software and the supporting infrastructure serve multiple customers. In this design, each customer shares the application and database, with each tenant isolated by their unique configuration, identity, and data. They remain invisible to each other while sharing the same product.

As multi-tenant SaaS providers own everything from the hardware to the software, SaaS-based products offload an organization's responsibilities to the maintenance and updates of the application, as this is taken care of by the SaaS provider....