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  • Explore the various roles of a solutions architect and their involvement in the enterprise landscape
  • Approach big data processing, machine learning, and IoT from an architect's perspective and understand how they fit into modern architecture
  • Discover different solution architecture patterns such as event-driven and microservice patterns
  • Find ways to keep yourself updated with new technologies and enhance your skills
  • Modernize legacy applications with the help of cloud integration
  • Get to grips with choosing an appropriate strategy to reduce cost

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.

  • Create solutions and transform business requirements into technical architecture with this practical guide
  • Understand various challenges that you might come across while refactoring or modernizing legacy applications
  • Delve into security automation, DevOps, and validation of solution architecture
Page Count 490
Course Length 14 hours 42 minutes
ISBN 9781838645649
Date Of Publication 21 Mar 2020


Saurabh Shrivastava

Saurabh Shrivastava is a technology leader, author, inventor, and public speaker with over 16 years of experience in the IT industry. He currently works at Amazon Web Services as a Solutions Architect Leader and enables global consulting partners and enterprise customers on their journey to the cloud. Saurabh has also led global technical partnerships and also holds a patent in the area of cloud platform automation. Saurabh has written various blogs and white papers in a diverse set of technologies, such as big data, IoT, machine learning, and cloud computing. Prior to AWS, Saurabh worked as an enterprise solution architect and software architect in Fortune 50 enterprises, startups, and global product and consulting organizations.

Neelanjali Srivastav

Neelanjali Srivastav is a technology leader, agile coach, and cloud practitioner with over 14 years of experience in the software industry. She holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in bioinformatics and information technology from Punjab University, Chandigarh. She currently leads teams of software engineers, solution architects, and systems analysts to modernize IT systems and develop innovative software solutions for large enterprises. She has worked in different roles in the IT services industry and R&D space. Neelanjali is a result-driven and top-performing leader who excels in project management and Agile Scrum methodologies for large-scale enterprises on a global scale.