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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

Designing principles for architectural security

Security is all about the ability to protect your system and information while delivering business value for your customers. You need to conduct an in-depth security risk assessment and plan a mitigation strategy for the continuous operation of your business. The following sections talk about the standard design principles that help you to strengthen your architectural security.

Implementing authentication and authorization control

The purpose of authentication is to determine if a user can access the system with the provided credentials of user ID and password, while authorization determines what a user can do once they are inside the system. You should create a centralized system to manage your users' authentication and authorization.

Centralized user management system helps you to keep track of users' activity so you can deactivate them if they are no longer a part of the system. You can define standard rules...