Thursday, April 7, 2016

How to manage traffic with Elastic Load Balancing

Distributes application traffic over multiple EC2 instances.
  1. Knowledge
    1. Load balancing is the process of ditributing a large amount of traffic to multiple servers.
    2. Without load balancing, certain application servers would fail, while others go under utilized.
  2. Strategy
    1. The first step is to define the load balancer within AWS.
    2. Next, assign security groups to the load balancer.
    3. Then. configure health checks for the EC2 instances.
    4. Finally, tag, verify and create your new load balancer.
  3. Execution