Using the Well-Architected Framework
Nov 20, 2023 9:00 PM

Using the Well-Architected Framework

by HubSite 365 about John Savill's [MVP]

Principal Cloud Solutions Architect

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Master Azure with the Updated Well-Architected Framework - Optimize Cost, Enhance Performance & Boost Security!

The Azure Well-Architected Framework is a guide for cloud architects to build secure, high-performing, and efficient infrastructures. It ensures that applications are built consistently, focusing on quality and the ability to scale. This refreshed framework revolves around five key pillars to achieve this goal.

In this Video

  • 00:00 - Introduction
  • 00:11 - Cloud Adoption Framework
  • 01:25 - What is a workload
  • 03:27 - Well-Architected Framework
  • 06:26 - Structure of WAF and Pillars
  • 08:34 - Design principals
  • 10:55 - Checklists
  • 12:09 - Tradeoffs
  • 17:56 - Recommendations
  • 19:14 - Workloads
  • 20:28 - Service groups
  • 23:27 - How and when to use
  • 27:03 - Who should use it?
  • 28:16 - Assessments
  • 32:47 - Summary and close

Each pillar addresses a core area of architecture:

  • Cost Optimization focuses on spending money wisely by choosing suitable resources and monitoring expenses.
  • Operational Excellence covers the effective operation of workloads and process improvement to deliver value.
  • Performance Efficiency involves using resources efficiently and adapting to changing demands and tech advances.

The remaining pillars include:

  • Reliability, which focuses on consistent and accurate workload functioning and recovery from failures.
  • Security, which is about protecting data and systems and managing access with strong controls.

This framework helps evaluate and improve workload quality, making it a vital resource for cloud architects, developers, and IT professionals. Those working with Azure can benefit significantly from its guidance to ensure their applications are both scalable and secure.


Azure Well-Architected Framework

The Azure Well-Architected Framework is integral for developing strong, effective, and secure cloud solutions. By adhering to its five pillars, users can create applications that are not only robust but also primed for scalability and reliability. This tool is indispensable for professionals in cloud architecture and application development on Azure. For more information on Azure services, consider exploring the topics of Compute & Containers, Storage, Monitoring, and Hybrid & Operations. Stay informed on the latest updates with Azure Weekly Update.

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