Creating Routing Policies to Handle Traffic with AWS Route53

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Learn how to map your existing Domain to Route53.

Create different Routing Policies to handle your website traffic.

Add health checks to your Routing Policies.

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Clock2 hours
BeginnerBeginner-friendly
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 2-hour long project based course, we will look at how to handle and divert website traffic to multiple servers using Routing Policies in AWS Route 53. We will look at how you can configure different types of Routing Policies. We will start off with Simple Routing Policy which can be used to divert traffic to multiple servers / IP’s randomly. Then we will look at Weight Routing Policy which allows you to split your traffic based on different weights assigned. We will then move on to Latency-based Routing which allows you to route your traffic based on the lowest network latency for your end user (fastest response time). Then we will learn to create an active/passive set up using Failover Routing Policy where you can have a primary website and a secondary Disaster Recovery site.. We will then look at Geolocation Routing Policy which will send your traffic to various servers based on the Geographic location of your users which can for example allow for custom sites based on user location. Finally, we will see Multi-Value Answer Policy which lets you configure Route53 to return multiple values along with health checks. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Requirements

- Knowledge of Information Technology concepts in general.

- Some knowledge of Cloud Computing Concepts and AWS.

Skills you will develop

Route53Domain Name System (DNS)Routing PoliciesAmazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction to Route 53 and Creating a Free Domain Using Freenom

  2. Launching EC2 Instances and Creating a Simple Routing Policy

  3. Creating a Weighted Routing Policy & Health Checks

  4. Creating a Latency-based Routing Policy

  5. Creating a Failover Routing Policy

  6. Creating a GeoLocation Routing Policy

  7. Creating a Multi-Value Answer Routing Policy

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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