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Category: Route 53

AWS Console Mobile App – Support for S3 and Route 53

The AWS Console mobile app for iOS and Android gives you quick, easy access to your AWS resources. You can see and manage your existing EC2 instances, S3 buckets, load balancers, database instances, Auto Scaling groups, OpsWorks stacks, and CloudWatch alarms. We added support for Amazon S3 in the last release but I was super […]

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Domain Name Health Checks for Route 53

Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable Domain Name System (DNS) web service. Last year we introduced Route 53 health checks. You can configure these health checks to route traffic to a backup website in the event that your primary website fails to respond as expected. We have since enhanced the basic health […]

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Route 53 and CloudTrail Checks for the AWS Trusted Advisor

The AWS Trusted Advisor monitors your AWS resources and provides you with advice for cost optimization, security, performance, and fault tolerance. Today we are adding five additional checks that will be of benefit to users of Amazon Route 53 (Domain Name Services) and AWS CloudTrail (recording and logging of AWS API calls). With today’s launch, […]

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Route 53 Health Check Improvements – Faster Interval and Configurable Failover

Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable Domain Name Service. As such, it efficiently translates names such as aws.amazon.com into IP addresses. Route 53 also includes a very handy failover feature. Once enabled, this feature performs health checks at regular intervals, and then switches to a backup site if the primary one appears […]

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Two New Edge Locations for CloudFront and Route 53 – Taipei and Rio de Janeiro

I am happy to announce the launch of edge locations in Taipei, Taiwan and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53. This is our first edge location in Taiwan and our second edge location in Brazil (joining So Paulo). Global CoverageThese new locations will improve performance and availability for end users […]

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Three More CloudFront / Route 53 Locations – Manila, Marseille, and Warsaw

I am pleased to bring word of three more locations for Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53: Manila, the Philippines Marseille, France Warsaw, Poland This launch brings the total to 49 locations worldwide, situated as follows: United States (20) Europe (16) Asia (11) Australia (1) South America (1) If you are already using CloudFront or […]

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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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