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Overview

The course is part of these learning paths

Developer – Associate Certification Preparation for AWS - June 2018
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Advanced Networking – Specialty Certification Preparation for AWS
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Certified Developer—Associate Certification for AWS
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Operations on AWS
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SysOps Administrator—Associate Certification for AWS
course-steps 14 lab-steps 18 quiz-steps 13

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Route 53 Introduction
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Overview11m 4s
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DifficultyIntermediate
Duration40m
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Description

Amazon's Route 53 provides three services: record creation (which registers the human-readable names you'd like associated with your web domains), request handling (to direct web traffic to the right servers), and health checks (to ensure that traffic isn't being directed to servers that can't handle the load).

Very few web-facing AWS deployments can really be considered complete without applying the tools Route 53 makes available, so cloud expert David Robinson will guide you through some of the more common - and useful - domain-related tasks, including:

  • Domain name management
  • DNS failover
  • Health checks
  • Latency-based routing

If you'd rather focus on AWS cloud computing basics, try our AWS introductory courses.

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About the Author

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David's acknowledged hands on experience in the IT industry has seen him speak at international conferences, operate in presales environments and conduct actual design and delivery services.

David also has extensive experience in delivery operations. David has worked in the financial, mining, state government, federal government and public sectors across Asia Pacific and the US