Networking & Content Delivery

Understand AWS Data transfer details in depth from cost and usage report using Athena query and QuickSight

Keeping applications up and running continuously requires architecting your application to prevent downtime, as well as the ability to recover from failure as quickly as possible with minimum data loss to achieve RTO-Recovery Time Objective and RPO– Recovery Point Objective. AWS helps you achieve high availability for cloud workloads across multiple dimensions, such as compute, databases, […]

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Latency-based routing leveraging Amazon CloudFront for a multi-Region active-active architecture

This post guides you through setting up the networking layer for multi-Region active-active application architectures on AWS. Building active-active architectures using AWS networking services improves your application resiliency and performance. However, there can be cost and complexity trade-offs. In this post, you’ll learn about the benefits of this approach, when you should use it, and […]

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Using AWS Transit Gateway connect to extend VRFs and increase IP prefix advertisement

Overview You can solve advanced network use-cases encountered by Service Providers extending AWS cloud hosted services to their customers. Doing this often requires advertising thousands of IP prefixes into the AWS cloud, while maintaining separation of unavoidable conflicting IP address space. This can be accomplished by increasing IP prefix advertisement and extending Virtual Routing and […]

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Introduction to Traffic Mirroring to GWLB Endpoints as Target

Network architects need the ability to gain insights into real-time traffic between different resources within their VPCs. Since the announcement of VPC Traffic Mirroring in 2019, the VPC feature has provided this by copying network traffic from elastic networking interfaces (ENIs) on customer’s instances as source, and then sending the traffic to a destination target […]

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Analyze Network Traffic of Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) by CIDR blocks

This post was co-written by Abhijit Rajeshirke, Solutions Architect at AWS; Charu Singh, Software Development Engineer at AWS; and Hooman Rashedi, Principal Solution Architect at Presidio AWS enterprise customers are using hundreds of accounts and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) to segment their workloads and expand their footprint. This level of scale can lead […]

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Expedite your IPv6 adoption with PrivateLink services and endpoints

by Blayze Stefaniak, Kenneth Howard, and Raju Rangan | on | Permalink |  Share

AWS now supports IPv6 for AWS PrivateLink services and endpoints. PrivateLink support for IPv6 expedites IPv6 adoption by decoupling the service consumer and service provider IP protocol version. Even if a service provider has not started to support IPv6 for all their back-end services, service consumers can use IPv6 within their VPCs to access the […]

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How Repsol manages and monitors their AWS network with dashboards, alarms and automation

Large enterprises often deploy workloads on Amazon Web Services (AWS) using multiple accounts. This helps isolate workloads, manage permissions more easily, and simplifies cost allocation. However, managing a multi-account environment can make your network topology more complex and requires additional monitoring and automation. At Repsol, a global multi-energy company present throughout the entire value chain, […]

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CloudFront and Lambda

Using Amazon CloudFront with AWS Lambda as origin to accelerate your web applications

In this blog, you will learn how to use the Lambda Function URL feature to define a AWS Lambda Function as origin for Amazon CloudFront. Lambda Function URL capability provides a dedicated HTTPS endpoint for your Lambda function deployed in an AWS Region. Function URLs are a great fit for use cases where you must […]

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Amazon CloudFront introduces Server Timing headers

Introduction Amazon CloudFront has recently announced a new feature, Server Timing headers, which provides detailed performance information, such as whether content was served from cache when a request was received, how the request was routed to the CloudFront edge location, and how much time elapsed during each stage of the connection and response process. Server […]

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Collecting AWS networking information in large multi-account environments

Many organizations need to review or audit networking information within AWS environments that contain multiple AWS accounts. At scale, questions such as “which accounts have Internet access enabled?”, “which account owns the Elastic IP 198.51.100.101?” and, “what are the IP addresses of my NAT gateways?” can be challenging to answer. Traditionally, within an individual account, […]

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