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Category: Amazon Elastic Load Balancer

AWS CloudTrail Update – Seven New Services & Support From CloudCheckr

AWS CloudTrail records the API calls made in your AWS account and publishes the resulting log files to an Amazon S3 bucket in JSON format, with optional notification to an Amazon SNS topic each time a file is published. Our customers use the log files generated CloudTrail in many different ways. Popular use cases include […]

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ELB Connection Draining – Remove Instances From Service With Care

AWS Elastic Load Balancing distributes incoming traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 instances: You can use Elastic Load Balancing on its own, or in conjunction with Auto Scaling. When combined, the two features allow you to create a system that automatically adds and removes EC2 instances in response to changing load: In either case, the Elastic […]

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Elastic Load Balancing – Perfect Forward Secrecy and Other Security Enhancements

My colleague Lesley Mbogo has some good news for users of the AWS Elastic Load Balancing service. — Jeff; We have made several enhancements to Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) to further improve the security of your application traffic, making it easier for you to better protect the confidential data and privacy of your users. Today, […]

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Elastic Load Balancing adds Support for Proxy Protocol

My colleague Lesley Mbogo is a Senior Product Manager on the Elastic Load Balancing team. She sent along the post below to tell you all about an important new feature — support for the Proxy Protocol. — Jeff; Starting today, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) supports Proxy Protocol version 1. You can now identify the originating […]

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Amazon Route 53 Adds ELB Integration for DNS Failover

I’m happy to announce that Route 53 DNS Failover now supports Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) endpoints. Route 53 launched DNS Failover on February 11, 2013. With DNS Failover, Route 53 can detect an outage of your website and redirect your end users to alternate or backup locations that you specify. Route 53 DNS Failover relies […]

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New Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region in Australia – EC2, DynamoDB, S3, and Much More

It is time to expand the AWS footprint once again, with a new Region in Sydney, Australia. AWS customers in Australia can now enjoy fast, low-latency access to the suite of AWS infrastructure services. New RegionThe new Sydney Region supports the following AWS services: A Tranquil Beach – Shoal Bay, Australia Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud […]

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Internal Elastic Load Balancers in the Virtual Private Cloud

Today’s guest post comes to you courtesy of Spencer Dillard, Product Manager for AWS Elastic Load Balancing. — Jeff; One of the challenges weve heard about many times from customers is the challenge of load balancing between tiers of an application. While Elastic Load Balancing addresses many of the complexities of building a highly available […]

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Elastic Load Balancer – Console Updates and IPv6 Support for 2 Additional Regions

You can now manage the listeners, SSL certificates, and SSL ciphers for an existing Elastic Load Balancer from within the AWS Management Console. This enhancement makes it even easier to get started with Elastic Load Balancing and simpler to maintain a highly available application using Elastic Load Balancing. While this functionality has been available via […]

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