Amazon Route 53

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

Benefits of Route 53

Amazon Route 53 ensures reliable and efficient routing of end users to your website by leveraging globally-dispersed Domain Name System (DNS) servers. With automatic scaling, the service dynamically adjusts to varying workloads, optimizing performance and maintaining a seamless user experience.
Amazon Route 53 streamlines the setup of DNS routing by providing quick and easy domain name registration, complemented by straightforward visual traffic flow tools. This enables users to configure their DNS settings within minutes, simplifying the process of managing and directing web traffic efficiently.
Amazon Route 53 allows users to tailor DNS routing policies to specific needs, such as reducing latency, enhancing application availability, and ensuring compliance. This customization empowers users to optimize their DNS configurations for performance, resilience, and adherence to regulatory requirements.

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

Create, visualize, and scale complex routing relationships between records and policies with easy-to-use global DNS features.
Set routing policies to pre-determine and automate responses in case of failure, like redirecting traffic to alternative Availability Zones or Regions.
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.