Learn and understand the need to architect cloud applications and migrate your business to cloud efficiently Key Features Understand the core design elements required to build scalable systems Plan resources and technology stacks effectively for high security and fault tolerance Explore core architectural principles using real-world examples Book Description Cloud computing has proven to be the most revolutionary IT development since virtualization. Cloud native architectures give you the benefit of more flexibility over legacy systems. To harness this, businesses need to refresh their development models and architectures when they find they don’t port to the cloud. Cloud Native Architectures demonstrates three essential components of deploying modern cloud native architectures: organizational transformation, deployment modernization, and cloud native architecture patterns. This book starts with a quick introduction to cloud native architectures that are used as a base to define and explain what cloud native architecture is and is not. You will learn what a cloud adoption framework looks like and develop cloud native architectures using microservices and serverless computing as design principles. You’ll then explore the major pillars of cloud native design including scalability, cost optimization, security, and ways to achieve operational excellence. In the concluding chapters, you will also learn about various public cloud architectures ranging from AWS and Azure to the Google Cloud Platform. By the end of this book, you will have learned the techniques to adopt cloud native architectures that meet your business requirements. You will also understand the future trends and expectations of cloud providers. What you will learn Learn the difference between cloud native and traditional architecture Explore the aspects of migration, when and why to use it Identify the elements to consider when selecting a technology for your architecture Automate security controls and configuration management Use infrastructure as code and CICD pipelines to run environments in a sustainable manner Understand the management and monitoring capabilities for AWS cloud native application architectures Who this book is for Cloud Native Architectures is for software architects who are keen on designing resilient, scalable, and highly available applications that are native to the cloud.
Published by Packt Publishing Ltd on 08/31/2018
Book details: 354 pages.
Learn how to build scalable, resilient, and effective applications in Java that suit your software requirements. Key Features Explore advanced technologies that Java 11 delivers such as web programming and parallel computing Discover modern programming paradigms such as microservices, cloud computing and enterprise structures Build highly responsive applications with this practical introduction to Reactive programming Book Description Java is one of the most commonly used software languages by programmers and developers. In this book, you’ll learn the new features of Java 11 quickly and experience a simple and powerful approach to software development. You’ll see how to use the Java runtime tools, understand the Java environment, and create a simple namesorting Java application. Further on, you'll learn about advanced technologies that Java delivers, such as web programming and parallel computing, and will develop a mastermind game. Moving on, we provide more simple examples, to build a foundation before diving into some complex data structure problems that will solidify your Java 11 skills. With a special focus on the features of new projects: Project Valhalla, Project Panama, Project Amber, and Project Loom, this book will help you get employed as a top-notch Java developer. By the end of the book, you’ll have a firm foundation to continue your journey toward becoming a professional Java developer. What you will learn Compile, package, and run a program using a build management tool Get to know the principles of test-driven development Separate the wiring of multiple modules from application logic Use Java annotations for configuration Master the scripting API built into the Java language Understand static versus dynamic implementation of code Who this book is for This book is for anyone who wants to learn the Java programming language. No programming experience required. If you have prior experience, it will help you through the book more easily.
Published by Packt Publishing Ltd on 08/31/2018
Book details: 524 pages.
A comprehensive guide to exploring software architecture concepts and implementing best practices Key Features Enhance your skills to grow your career as a software architect Design efficient software architectures using patterns and best practices Learn how software architecture relates to an organization as well as software development methodology Book Description The Software Architect’s Handbook is a comprehensive guide to help developers, architects, and senior programmers advance their career in the software architecture domain. This book takes you through all the important concepts, right from design principles to different considerations at various stages of your career in software architecture. The book begins by covering the fundamentals, benefits, and purpose of software architecture. You will discover how software architecture relates to an organization, followed by identifying its significant quality attributes. Once you have covered the basics, you will explore design patterns, best practices, and paradigms for efficient software development. The book discusses which factors you need to consider for performance and security enhancements. You will learn to write documentation for your architectures and make appropriate decisions when considering DevOps. In addition to this, you will explore how to design legacy applications before understanding how to create software architectures that evolve as the market, business requirements, frameworks, tools, and best practices change over time. By the end of this book, you will not only have studied software architecture concepts but also built the soft skills necessary to grow in this field. What you will learn Design software architectures using patterns and best practices Explore the different considerations for designing software architecture Discover what it takes to continuously improve as a software architect Create loosely coupled systems that can support change Understand DevOps and how it affects software architecture Integrate, refactor, and re-architect legacy applications Who this book is for The Software Architect’s Handbook is for you if you are a software architect, chief technical officer (CTO), or senior developer looking to gain a firm grasp of software architecture.
Published by Packt Publishing Ltd on 08/30/2018
Book details: 594 pages.
The essential roadmaps for enterprise cloud adoption As cloud technologies continue to challenge the fundamental understanding of how businesses work, smart companies are moving quickly to adapt to a changing set of rules. Adopting the cloud requires a clear roadmap backed by use cases, grounded in practical real-world experience, to show the routes to successful adoption. The Cloud Adoption Playbook helps business and technology leaders in enterprise organizations sort through the options and make the best choices for accelerating cloud adoption and digital transformation. Written by a team of IBM technical executives with a wealth of real-world client experience, this book cuts through the hype, answers your questions, and helps you tailor your cloud adoption and digital transformation journey to the needs of your organization. This book will help you: Discover how the cloud can fulfill major business needs Adopt a standardized Cloud Adoption Framework and understand the key dimensions of cloud adoption and digital transformation Learn how cloud adoption impacts culture, architecture, security, and more Understand the roles of governance, methodology, and how the cloud impacts key players in your organization. Providing a collection of winning plays, championship advice, and real-world examples of successful adoption, this playbook is your ultimate resource for making the cloud work. There has never been a better time to adopt the cloud. Cloud solutions are more numerous and accessible than ever before, and evolving technology is making the cloud more reliable, more secure, and more necessary than ever before. Don’t let your organization be left behind! The Cloud Adoption Playbook gives you the essential guidance you need to make the smart choices that reduce your organizational risk and accelerate your cloud adoption and digital transformation.
Published by John Wiley & Sons on 03/08/2018
Book details: 272 pages.
Get expert guidance on architecting end-to-end data management solutions with Apache Hadoop. While many sources explain how to use various components in the Hadoop ecosystem, this practical book takes you through architectural considerations necessary to tie those components together into a complete tailored application, based on your particular use case. To reinforce those lessons, the book’s second section provides detailed examples of architectures used in some of the most commonly found Hadoop applications. Whether you’re designing a new Hadoop application, or planning to integrate Hadoop into your existing data infrastructure, Hadoop Application Architectures will skillfully guide you through the process. This book covers: Factors to consider when using Hadoop to store and model data Best practices for moving data in and out of the system Data processing frameworks, including MapReduce, Spark, and Hive Common Hadoop processing patterns, such as removing duplicate records and using windowing analytics Giraph, GraphX, and other tools for large graph processing on Hadoop Using workflow orchestration and scheduling tools such as Apache Oozie Near-real-time stream processing with Apache Storm, Apache Spark Streaming, and Apache Flume Architecture examples for clickstream analysis, fraud detection, and data warehousing
Published by "O'Reilly Media, Inc." on 06/30/2015
Book details: 400 pages.
Now in its second edition, this book focuses on practical algorithms for mining data from even the largest datasets.
Published by Cambridge University Press on 11/13/2014
Book details: 476 pages.
Learn to design, implement and secure your IoT infrastructure Key Features Build a complete IoT system that is the best fit for your organization Learn about different concepts, technologies, and tradeoffs in the IoT architectural stack Understand the theory, concepts, and implementation of each element that comprises IoT design—from sensors to the cloud Implement best practices to ensure the reliability, scalability, robust communication systems, security, and data analysis in your IoT infrastructure Book Description The Internet of Things (IoT) is the fastest growing technology market. Industries are embracing IoT technologies to improve operational expenses, product life, and people's well-being. An architectural guide is necessary if you want to traverse the spectrum of technologies needed to build a successful IoT system, whether that's a single device or millions of devices. This book encompasses the entire spectrum of IoT solutions, from sensors to the cloud. We start by examining modern sensor systems and focus on their power and functionality. After that, we dive deep into communication theory, paying close attention to near-range PAN, including the new Bluetooth® 5.0 specification and mesh networks. Then, we explore IP-based communication in LAN and WAN, including 802.11ah, 5G LTE cellular, SigFox, and LoRaWAN. Next, we cover edge routing and gateways and their role in fog computing, as well as the messaging protocols of MQTT and CoAP. With the data now in internet form, you'll get an understanding of cloud and fog architectures, including the OpenFog standards. We wrap up the analytics portion of the book with the application of statistical analysis, complex event processing, and deep learning models. Finally, we conclude by providing a holistic view of the IoT security stack and the anatomical details of IoT exploits while countering them with software defined perimeters and blockchains. What you will learn Understand the role and scope of architecting a successful IoT deployment, from sensors to the cloud Scan the landscape of IoT technologies that span everything from sensors to the cloud and everything in between See the trade-offs in choices of protocols and communications in IoT deployments Build a repertoire of skills and the vernacular necessary to work in the IoT space Broaden your skills in multiple engineering domains necessary for the IoT architect Who this book is for This book is for architects, system designers, technologists, and technology managers who want to understand the IoT ecosphere, various technologies, and tradeoffs and develop a 50,000-foot view of IoT architecture.
Published by Packt Publishing Ltd on 01/22/2018
Book details: 524 pages.
Information is seriously undervalued and underused as a corporate resource. The pressures of global competition and a growing dependence on information technology mean that the effective use of information is more important now than it has ever been. This book is a fundamental guide for unleashing information potential, by combining the discipline of information architecture with the power of knowledge management, to drive organizational changes. Instead of unlocking the potential of information, people are drowning in detail. Current books only approach this subject from an information technology perspective. This book combines techniques from knowledge management and information architecture to provide a layer above the detail - techniques for seeing the big picture.
Published by Routledge on 06/25/2012
Book details: 256 pages.
Data is at the center of many challenges in system design today. Difficult issues need to be figured out, such as scalability, consistency, reliability, efficiency, and maintainability. In addition, we have an overwhelming variety of tools, including relational databases, NoSQL datastores, stream or batch processors, and message brokers. What are the right choices for your application? How do you make sense of all these buzzwords? In this practical and comprehensive guide, author Martin Kleppmann helps you navigate this diverse landscape by examining the pros and cons of various technologies for processing and storing data. Software keeps changing, but the fundamental principles remain the same. With this book, software engineers and architects will learn how to apply those ideas in practice, and how to make full use of data in modern applications. Peer under the hood of the systems you already use, and learn how to use and operate them more effectively Make informed decisions by identifying the strengths and weaknesses of different tools Navigate the trade-offs around consistency, scalability, fault tolerance, and complexity Understand the distributed systems research upon which modern databases are built Peek behind the scenes of major online services, and learn from their architectures
Published by "O'Reilly Media, Inc." on 03/16/2017
Book details: 624 pages.
Gain hands-on experience of installing OpenShift Origin 3.9 in a production configuration and managing applications using the platform you built Key Features Gain hands-on experience of working with Kubernetes and Docker Learn how to deploy and manage applications in OpenShift Get a practical approach to managing applications on a cloud-based platform Explore multi-site and HA architectures of OpenShift for production Book Description Docker containers transform application delivery technologies to make them faster and more reproducible, and to reduce the amount of time wasted on configuration. Managing Docker containers in the multi-node or multi-datacenter environment is a big challenge, which is why container management platforms are required. OpenShift is a new generation of container management platforms built on top of both Docker and Kubernetes. It brings additional functionality to the table, something that is lacking in Kubernetes. This new functionality significantly helps software development teams to bring software development processes to a whole new level. In this book, we’ll start by explaining the container architecture, Docker, and CRI-O overviews. Then, we'll look at container orchestration and Kubernetes. We’ll cover OpenShift installation, and its basic and advanced components. Moving on, we’ll deep dive into concepts such as deploying application OpenShift. You’ll learn how to set up an end-to-end delivery pipeline while working with applications in OpenShift as a developer or DevOps. Finally, you’ll discover how to properly design OpenShift in production environments. This book gives you hands-on experience of designing, building, and operating OpenShift Origin 3.9, as well as building new applications or migrating existing applications to OpenShift. What you will learn Understand the core concepts behind containers and container orchestration tools Understand Docker, Kubernetes, and OpenShift, and their relation to CRI-O Install and work with Kubernetes and OpenShift Understand how to work with persistent storage in OpenShift Understand basic and advanced components of OpenShift, including security and networking Manage deployment strategies and application’s migration in OpenShift Understand and design OpenShift high availability Who this book is for The book is for system administrators, DevOps engineers, solutions architects, or any stakeholder who wants to understand the concept and business value of OpenShift.
Published by Packt Publishing Ltd on 07/30/2018
Book details: 504 pages.