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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

Security Considerations

Security is always at the center of architecture design. Many large enterprises suffer financial losses due to security breaches when their customer data gets leaked. Organizations can therefore not only lose customer trust but also the entire business. There are many industry-standard compliances and regulations out there to make sure your application is secure and protects customer-sensitive data. In the previous chapter, you learned about various performance-improvement aspects and technology choices for your architecture. In this chapter, you will gain an understanding of best practices to secure your application and make sure it is compliant with industry-standard regulations.

Security isn't just about getting through the outer boundary of your infrastructure. It's also about ensuring that your environments and their components are secured from each other. For example, in the server, you can set up a firewall that allows you to determine...