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Architect

T he role of the architect is not as prominent in all cloud scenarios. Remember that Azure App Service is not a custom product, but a PaaS platform with a set architecture.

Service Oriented Analysis
  • Service Types
  • Service Layers
  • Service Modeling Cycle (SMC)
Service Oriented Design
  • Service Design Principles applied to:
    • Azure App Services
    • REST
      • Swagger/WADL standards.
      • Security, mtom functionality, using headers.
      • JSON standards
Azure iPaaS Guidance
  • General guidelines
  • Subscriptions, Resource groups and App service plans
  • Guidelines for Azure components
  • Hybrid Integration
  • Monitoring
  • Visual Studio Team Services (CI/CD)
Enterprise Integration Patterns
  • Integration using asynchronuious messaging. Originallt related to EAI and Message Oriented Middleware. Still relevant for SOA: Services share Contract and exchange Messages.
  • Gregor Hohpe & Bobby Woolf (2003)
Quality Attributes (NFR's)
Suitability, robustness, agility, reliability, scalability, maintainability, recoverability, …