Networking & Content Delivery

Exploring Data Transfer Costs for Classic and Application Load Balancers

In this post, we explore how Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) data transfer costs apply to the communication between Classic Load Balancers (CLB), Application Load Balancer (ALB), clients, and targets in multiple scenarios, to help you optimize data transfer costs on AWS. Elastic Load Balancing offers four types of load balancers, all featuring high […]

IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity with IPv4-only targets

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 […]

Tracking pixel driven web analytics with Amazon CloudFront: Part 2

This post is a continuation of Tracking Pixel driven web analytics with AWS Edge Services. In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the usage of pixel tracking to provide insights into user behavior. A tracking pixel consists of using a 1×1 transparent pixel with a HTML element to leverage the loading call to send […]

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 […]

Experian: Centralized internet ingress using AWS Gateway Load Balancer and AWS Transit Gateway

This is a guest post co-written with Mike Mosher, Sr Principal Cloud Platform Network Architect, and Daniel Lee, Lead Cloud Platform Engineer, from Experian. Experian is a global technology company that offers credit risk, fraud, targeted marketing, and automated decisioning solutions. We are an AWS early adopter and have embraced the cloud to drive digital […]

QoS Observability for OTT Streaming using Amazon CloudFront

About QoS in OTT World and its importance In today’s digital era, the widespread availability of high-speed internet and an expanding range of streaming devices have made over-the-top (OTT) content an integral part of our daily lives. However, making sure of quality of service (QoS) for OTT content is a significant challenge for both content […]

Hybrid cloud architectures using AWS Direct Connect gateway

In April 2023, AWS increased several AWS Direct Connect quota limits, as you have asked for increased scale and capacity for hybrid cloud connectivity. With the new limits, you can now create up to four Transit Virtual interfaces (VIFs) per AWS Direct Connect dedicated connection. The maximum number of prefixes has increased to 200 for […]

How Motional improved global network performance and lowered costs with AWS Direct Connect SiteLink

Motional — a joint venture between Aptiv and Hyundai Motor Group — is developing and commercializing SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Level 4 autonomous vehicles (AVs) for autonomous ride-hail and delivery. Motional partners with major ride-hail companies, including Uber, Uber Eats, and Lyft to deploy its AVs on their networks. Motional operates vehicle garages in […]

Bose: Building a scalable, more secure global cloud network with AWS Cloud WAN

In this post, we will show you how Bose designed and built a global cloud network (GCN) to improve operational efficiency and security. We dive into how we used AWS to harmonize our global network. We will explore the hurdles we faced, our guiding principles, and our holistic approach to bridging the gap between cloud […]

Elastic Load Balancer: Maximizing Benefits and Keeping Costs Low

This post provides guidance on optimizing Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) cost and performance for your workloads. You can find recommendations for achieving optimal throughput and low latency, implementing efficient connection management, and ensuring performance and reliability during periods of high demand. Organizations building technology solutions on AWS should be well acquainted with the six pillars […]