Networking & Content Delivery

Category: AWS Global Accelerator

How to share IP address ranges across accounts with AWS Global Accelerator

Maintaining ownership of IP addresses while deploying resources in multiple accounts can lead to underutilized IP address ranges. AWS Global Accelerator supports cross-account sharing for bring your own IP addresses (BYOIP), which enables you to share IP address ranges with multiple AWS accounts. After you provision an IP address range with Global Accelerator using BYOIP, […]

Announcing AWS Global Accelerator IPv6 support for Network Load Balancer (NLB) endpoints

AWS Global Accelerator now offers support for routing IPv6 traffic directly to dual-stack Network Load Balancer (NLB) endpoints. With this support, you can use dual-stack NLB endpoints behind dual-stack accelerators to achieve end-to-end IPv6 connectivity. In this post, we describe how you can set up a dual-stack accelerator with NLB endpoints, and review considerations for […]

Announcing cross-account support for AWS Global Accelerator

AWS Global Accelerator now offers cross-account support that lets you use a single accelerator to route traffic across multiple AWS accounts. With cross-account support for AWS Global Accelerator, you can select application endpoints behind a single accelerator, even when the endpoints are located in different AWS accounts. In this blog, learn the benefits of using […]

Configuring client IP address preservation with a Network Load Balancer in AWS Global Accelerator

AWS Global Accelerator now supports client IP address preservation with Network Load Balancer endpoints. This feature allows you to maintain the source IP address of the original client for packets that arrive at Network Load Balancers configured as Global Accelerator endpoints. In this blog post, we discuss use cases and benefits for using Global Accelerator […]

Announcing AWS Global Accelerator IPv6 support for Amazon EC2 endpoints

AWS Global Accelerator now offers dual-stack accelerators that let you route both IPv4 and IPv6 traffic to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances as endpoints, in addition to Application Load Balancers. In this post, we describe the benefits of using dual-stack accelerators with IPv6 EC2 endpoints, and go through a step-by-step guide for adding […]

Improving Performance on AWS and Hybrid Networks

In this post, we provide recommendations to improve network performance on AWS and hybrid networks. In today’s enterprise networking environment, it is becoming common for customers to have multi-gigabit connectivity to AWS either through AWS Direct Connect or over the Internet. Although network bandwidth is fundamental, several other factors come into play for network performance, […]

Automating HTTP/S Redirects and certificate management at scale

Organizations today use many ways to drive traffic to their websites and applications. This is important for new feature launches, marketing campaigns, advertising, and so on. One common approach uses HTTP/S redirects, where you send a user from one domain, or Uniform Resource Locator (URL), to another. Redirects are incredibly useful tools when moving websites, […]

Introducing AWS Global Accelerator IPv6

We are excited to announce the availability of Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) support for AWS Global Accelerator. IPv6 is a version of the Internet Protocol that uses a larger address space (128 bits). Moreover, it allows more IP addresses than its predecessor IPv4 (32 bits). IPv6 support lets you meet the requirements for IPv6 […]

Maximising application resiliency with AWS Global Accelerator

AWS services, including AWS Global Accelerator, are designed for inherent operational resiliency, to avoid single points of failure. Global Accelerator is architected and designed to provide operational resiliency, including the following components and operational practices: Global static anycast IP addresses Network zones Cell-based architecture Shuffle sharding Multi-Region Amazon Route 53 health checks We’ll discuss each […]

Deploying multi-region applications in AWS using AWS Global Accelerator

In this post, we’ll discuss how you can improve customer performance and increase resiliency for your multi-region applications with AWS Global Accelerator. We will also provide a walkthrough that helps you set up Global Accelerator to handle traffic management and traffic routing for multi-region application endpoints in both Active-Active as well as Active-Standby deployments. Global […]