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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

Summary

In this chapter, you learned about various design principles to apply security best practices for your solution design. These principles include key considerations during solution design to protect your application by putting in the appropriate access control, data protection, and monitoring. You need to apply security at every layer. Starting with user authentication and authorization, you learned about applying security at the web layer, application layer, infrastructure layer, and database layer. Each layer is vulnerable to a different kind of attack, and you learned various methods to protect your application with the available technology choices.

For user management, you learned about using FIM and SSO to handle corporate users, and various methods for implementation of user authentication and authorization. These choices include enterprise management services such as Microsoft's AD and AWS Directory Service. You also have options to handle millions of users...