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A load balancer receives the clients’ requests and distributes them across the targets in a target group. Load balancing services makes the application highly available architectures in the cloud. In this article, you’ll learn how to deploy Elastic Load Balancers on AWS and Implementing AWS Load Balancing.
AWS Elastic Load Balancer are basically of three types:
An AWS Application Load Balancer (ALB) is a central interface that enables better scalability to connect clients with backend services through HTTP requests. Each Load Balancer might offer multiple HTTP endpoints pointing to one or more infrastructure resources. The Application Load Balancer (ALB) is cost-effective as well as an efficient solution to handle API requests. Following are the features of ALB:
Log in to the AWS Console and from the AWS services select the load balancer under EC2 service. From the left panel select Load Balancer and click on Create Load Balancer.
Select Application load balancer, click on Create.
On the Load Balancer console, enter the Name of Load Balancer, Scheme select internet-facing or internal, select an IP address type.
Configure Listener, select load balancer protocol (HTTP or HTTPS), followed by port (80 or 443).
Under Availability Zones, select a VPC and associated subnets.
Under the Tags, enter the key “Name” and value example: “zehncloud-test-lb”. Then click on “Next: Configure Security Settings“.
Click on “Next: Configure Security groups“.
Click on “Next: Configure Routing“ and Target Group.
Enter the name of the target group, and select the Target type, Protocol, Port, and Protocol version.
Step4: Register Targets
Select Instance and Click on Add to register.
Select Protocol and path for the health check.
Review all the settings which you configured for the load balancer and click on Create.
To review the Load Balancer working, copy the DNS URL of Load Balancer and open it in the browser.