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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

The cloud's shared security responsibility model

As the cloud is becoming the norm and many organizations are moving their workload to a public cloud such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Azure, the customer needs to understand the cloud security model. Security in the cloud is a joint effort between the customer and the cloud provider. Customers are responsible for what they implement using cloud services and for the applications connected to the cloud. In the cloud, customer responsibility for application security needs depends upon the cloud offerings they are using and the complexity of their system.

The following diagram illustrates a cloud security model from one of the largest public cloud providers (AWS), and it's pretty much applicable to any public cloud provider, such as Azure, GCP, Oracle, IBM, or Alibaba:

Figure 8.12: AWS cloud shared security responsibility model

As shown in the preceding diagram, AWS handles the security of the cloud...