Elastic Load Balancing allows you to distribute the incoming traffic between your Amazon AWS resources, protecting your from failures and traffic spikes. ELB automatically detects problems in your EC2 instances redirects incoming traffic to other servers in your pool. allowing you to restore the service without your users even knowing there was a problem.
Since Elastic Load Balancing is such an important tool element for your AWS design, Cloud Academy provides many learning resources to guide you through ELB's complex configurations.
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