Amazon Route 53

A reliable and cost-effective way to route end users to Internet applications

Route end users to your site reliably with globally-dispersed Domain Name System (DNS) servers and automatic scaling.

Set up your DNS routing in minutes with domain name registration and straightforward visual traffic flow tools.

Customize your DNS routing policies to reduce latency, improve application availability, and maintain compliance.

How it works

Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable Domain Name System (DNS) web service. Route 53 connects user requests to internet applications running on AWS or on-premises.

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Use cases

Manage network traffic globally

Create, visualize, and scale complex routing relationships between records and policies with easy-to-use global DNS features.

Build highly available applications

Set routing policies to pre-determine and automate responses in case of failure, like redirecting traffic to alternative Availability Zones or Regions.

Set up private DNS

Assign and access custom domain names in your Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). Use internal AWS resources and servers without exposing DNS data to the public Internet.

How to get started

Read more about Amazon Route 53

Learn about the tools available to help support your application routing.

Explore Amazon Route 53 pricing

Pay as you go and only for what you use with no upfront costs.

Connect with an expert

From development to enterprise-level programs, get the right support at the right time.


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