Assessment and Remediation

To those who have turned the pages with unwavering dedication, thank you for investing your time and energy in this book. Congratulations, you have successfully completed all pillars of the Well-Architected Framework (WAF). So far, we have only focused on the theory and design aspects of the WAF pillars. In this chapter, we will cover the WAF questionnaire shared by Microsoft and furthermore, we will review a reference architecture and see how we can align it to the WAF pillars, namely cost optimization, operational excellence, performance efficiency, reliability, and security.

The review is conducted using the Microsoft Assessments Portal and we will have a three-tier application as our reference workload. The optimizations ...

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