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Category: Route 53

Create a Backup Website Using Route 53 DNS Failover and S3 Website Hosting

Route 53‘s new DNS Failover feature gives you the power to monitor your website and automatically route your visitors to a backup site if it goes down. In today’s guest post, Product Manager Sean Meckley shows you how to use this powerful new feature on a fictitious website. — Jeff; DNS Failover pairs up well […]

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Moving Ahead With Amazon Route 53

As you may know from my previous post, Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and highly scalable DNS service. Today we have some big news for users and fans of Route 53: You can use a new alias feature to map the root or apex of your hosted zone to your Elastic Load Balancer. […]

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Another New Edge Location for Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53

We’ve just opened up an additional edge location for Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53. Located in picturesque Jacksonville, Florida, this new edge location enjoys long walks on the beach and responding to requests for content (CloudFront) and IP addresses (Route 53) from requesters in the southeast United States. This location brings the total number […]

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