Networking & Content Delivery

Tag: Multicast

Running multicast-enabled containers on AWS

Introduction Multicast is a popular IP-based communication mechanism that is actively employed in many industry verticals, including finance, media, telco, transportation, and others. This post describes how to enable multicast in container environments orchestrated by Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS). Although Amazon ECS is a fully managed container orchestration service, some additional steps must be […]

Test Automation of multicast IoT devices at Doppelio using IGMP v2 and the AWS Transit Gateway

Context IoT solutions today are both complex and business critical. At the same time, testing them thoroughly proves difficult because of the need to apply conditions of load, network, sensor behavior, and others. To address these, “Doppelio” – a SaaS-based IoT test automation solution was built as it helps alleviate IoT test limitations. It does […]

Automating service discovery using AWS Transit Gateway Multicast with IGMP

This post will describe how to use multicast and Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP), two of the newer features of AWS Transit Gateway, to enable applications and services to discover each other automatically when running in Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) environments. Service discovery means that a service client, such as a network file […]

Integrating external multicast services with AWS

Introduction Many enterprise customers and telecom operators run IP Multicast in their networks for video transcoding, financial trading platforms, multimedia broadcast multicast system (MBMS), and other services. As more and more customers migrate their on-premises workloads to the cloud, there is a need to not just build multicast applications on AWS, but also to integrate […]