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Scaling NLB target groups by connections

When workload performance depends on the number of networking connections, traditional load balancing metrics like CPU load or memory utilization do not provide the information you need in order to make scaling decisions. In this post, we explore a solution that automatically scales backend connections of a Network Load Balancer (NLB) target group based on […]

Achieving Zero-downtime deployments with Amazon CloudFront using blue/green continuous deployments

Blue/green deployment is a widely used deployment technique in software development aimed at minimizing downtime and risks associated with introducing new code. The strategy involves concurrently running two identical environments, namely blue and green, and directing traffic between them as necessary. This allows you to have uninterrupted delivery of new features and updates, with no […]

Host Single Page Applications (SPA) with Tiered TTLs on CloudFront and S3

Many of our customers use Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) to deploy Single Page Applications (SPA): web applications created with React, Angular, Vue, etc. The development teams of these SPAs often have the following, seemingly conflicting, requirements: Users should experience as little latency as possible in downloading the web application. Therefore, […]

Improve Single-Page Application (SPA) Performance with a Same Domain policy using Amazon CloudFront

In this post, we demonstrate how you can use a same domain policy with Amazon CloudFront. Using this method, you eliminate the need for enabling Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS), which results in improved performance for Single-Page Applications (SPA). Over the years, SPA frameworks such as ReactJs and AngularJs have become a popular method for developing […]

A sneak peek at the Network and Infrastructure Security track sessions for re:Inforce 2023

AWS re:Inforce is fast approaching, and this post can help you plan your agenda. AWS re:Inforce is a security conference where you can gain skills and learn about the latest solutions in cloud security, compliance, identity, and privacy. As a re:Inforce attendee, you will have access to hundreds of technical and non-technical sessions, an Expo featuring […]

Attach multiple IPs to a NAT Gateway to scale your egress traffic pattern

AWS NAT Gateway is a highly available and horizontally scalable Network Address Translation (NAT) service. AWS NAT Gateway allows resources in a private subnet to connect to target resources outside the subnet using the NAT Gateway’s IP address. These target resources can either be in the same VPC, a different VPC, on the internet, or […]

Introducing AWS Verified Access – General Availability

Introduction AWS Verified Access enables customers to provide VPN-less, secure access to their corporate applications. We released it as a preview during AWS re:Invent 2022. Today, we are happy to announce that this service is now generally available (GA). Built using AWS Zero Trust principles, customers can use Verified Access to reduce the risks associated […]

Best practices and considerations to migrate from VPC Peering to AWS Transit Gateway

This post presents recommendations and best practices when migrating your existing VPCs from Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Peering to AWS Transit Gateway. It includes a migration walkthrough and considerations that you can address to improve your odds of a seamless migration. This post also details common networking testing and bench-marking tools such as iPerf […]

Connecting VPCs securely and at scale

Connecting VPCs securely and at scale to 3rd party public services in on-premises networks

There are many things to consider when connecting your Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (Amazon VPCs) to third-party applications running in data centers outside AWS. You need connections that are secure and scalable, especially when the third-party vendor uses a multi-tenant architecture. With multi-tenant services, where they have many of their customers sharing the same system, […]

Accelerate, protect and make dynamic workloads delivery cost efficient with Amazon CloudFront

Whether you’re serving dynamic content from an Amazon Elastic Load Balancer (Amazon ELB), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, Amazon API Gateway, or AWS Lambda to the end users on the Internet, you can improve the performance and security, and optimize the cost of your content delivery by using Amazon CloudFront as your content delivery network (CDN). […]