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Category: Amazon Elastic Load Balancer

New – Application Load Balancing via IP Address to AWS & On-Premises Resources

I told you about the new AWS Application Load Balancer last year and showed you how to use it to do implement Layer 7 (application) routing to EC2 instances and to microservices running in containers. Some of our customers are building hybrid applications as part of a longer-term move to AWS. These customers have told […]

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AWS IPv6 Update – Global Support Spanning 15 Regions & Multiple AWS Services

We’ve been working to add IPv6 support to many different parts of AWS over the last couple of years, starting with , , , , , , and S3 Transfer Acceleration, all building up to last month’s announcement of IPv6 support for EC2 instances in Virtual Private Clouds (initially available for use in the Region). […]

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AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) for Application Load Balancers

I’m still catching up on a couple of launches that we made late last year! Today’s post covers two services that I’ve written about in the past — AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) and AWS Application Load Balancer: AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) – Helps to protect your web applications from common application-layer exploits that […]

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Application Performance Percentiles and Request Tracing for AWS Application Load Balancer

In today’s guest post, my colleague Colm MacCárthaigh discusses the new CloudWatch Percentile Statistics and the implications and benefits load balancing. He also introduces a new request tracing feature that will make it easier for you to track the progress of individual requests as they arrive at a load balancer and make their way to […]

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New – AWS Application Load Balancer

We launched Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) for AWS in the spring of 2009 (see New Features for Amazon EC2: Elastic Load Balancing, Auto Scaling, and Amazon CloudWatch to see just how far AWS has come since then). Elastic Load Balancing has become a key architectural component for many AWS-powered applications. In conjunction with , Elastic […]

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Elastic Load Balancing Update – More Ports & Additional Fields in Access Logs

Many AWS applications use to distribute traffic to a farm of instances. An architecture of this type is highly scalable since instances can be added, removed, or replaced in a non-disruptive way. Using a load balancer also gives the application the ability to keep on running if an instance encounters an application or system problem […]

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