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Amazon Web Services: Migrating your .NET Enterprise Application by Rob Linton

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AWS elastic load balancing

AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) is used to distribute traffic between one or more EC2 instances in AWS. We looked at AWS load balancing briefly in Chapter 2, Mapping your Enterprise Requirements Against Amazon's Offerings. One of the interesting things about ELB is its ability to distribute traffic across multiple availability zones within the same region; however, at this point, ELB does not scale across separate regions.

  1. Setting up an ELB is relatively straightforward. The first thing to do is create the actual AWS ELB instance in the AWS console.

    Note

    By default, Apache Web Server is already configured on port 80.

    AWS elastic load balancing
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