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Review and adopt fundamental guidance to start architecting your enterprise deployments.
Learn about the basic archetypes for building cloud architectures, and the use cases and design considerations for each archetype: zonal, regional, multi-regional, global, hybrid, and multicloud.
Design and build infrastructure to run your workloads reliably in the cloud.
Design and build a landing zone that includes identity onboarding, resource hierarchy, network design, and security controls.
Design and build a foundation that enables consistent governance, security controls, scale, visibility, and access.

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