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Solutions Architect's Handbook

By : Saurabh Shrivastava, Neelanjali Srivastav
Book Image

Solutions Architect's Handbook

By: Saurabh Shrivastava, Neelanjali Srivastav

Overview of this book

Becoming a solutions architect gives you the flexibility to work with cutting-edge technologies and define product strategies. This handbook takes you through the essential concepts, design principles and patterns, architectural considerations, and all the latest technology that you need to know to become a successful solutions architect. This book starts with a quick introduction to the fundamentals of solution architecture design principles and attributes that will assist you in understanding how solution architecture benefits software projects across enterprises. You'll learn what a cloud migration and application modernization framework looks like, and will use microservices, event-driven, cache-based, and serverless patterns to design robust architectures. You'll then explore the main pillars of architecture design, including performance, scalability, cost optimization, security, operational excellence, and DevOps. Additionally, you'll also learn advanced concepts relating to big data, machine learning, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Finally, you'll get to grips with the documentation of architecture design and the soft skills that are necessary to become a better solutions architect. By the end of this book, you'll have learned techniques to create an efficient architecture design that meets your business requirements.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Principles of Solution Architecture Design

In the previous chapter, you learned about the attributes of solution architecture. Those attributes are essential properties, which a solution architect needs to keep in mind while creating a solution design. In this chapter, you will learn about the principles of solution architecture design, which incorporate various attributes during solution design.

This chapter throws light on the most important and common design principles. However, there could be more design aspects based on the nature of the product complexity and industry domain. As you move forward to your learning path of becoming a solution architect in this book, these design principles and attributes will be further applied in order to create various design patterns in Chapter 6, Solution Architecture Design Patterns.

You will learn about the following topics in this chapter...