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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

Architectural Reliability Considerations

Application reliability is one of the essential aspects of architecture design. A reliable application helps to win customer trust by making it available whenever the customer needs it. As all kinds of businesses are now online, high availability has become one of the mandatory criteria for online applications. Users want to browse your application anytime and complete tasks such as shopping and banking at their convenience. Reliability is one of the essential recipes for any business to be successful.

Reliability means the ability of the system to recover from failure. It's about making your application fault-tolerant so that it can recover without impacting the customer experience. A reliable system should be able to recover from any infrastructure failure or server failure. Your system should be prepared to handle any situation that could cause disruption.

In this chapter, you will learn various design principles applicable...