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ELB Application Load Balancer Challenge

Up to 1h
Get challenged in a real environmentProve your skills in a real-world, provisioned environment.
Push your limitsComplete an unguided mission within the time limit.
See resultsTest your problem-solving skills and track your progress.


Application Load Balancers are capable of advanced HTTP request routing. This is a powerful feature that makes deploying solutions in AWS more flexible.

Candidates aiming for AWS certification should be comfortable creating Elastic Load Balancing target groups and configuring Application Load Balancers.

This hands-on lab challenge will test your practical ability to build out a solution in a production-like AWS environment. You will be presented with a task and set of requirements you must fulfill to pass the challenge.

This is a real environment, which means you can prove your knowledge in an applied way, substituting multiple choice questions for a dynamic performance-based exam situation.


  • Using Elastic Load Balancing & EC2 Auto Scaling to Support AWS Workloads
  • Working with the Application Load Balancer

Intended audience

  • Candidate for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification
  • Candidate for the AWS SysOps Administrator Associate certification
  • Cloud Architects
  • DevOps Engineers

What will be assessed

  • Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) Application Load Balancer (ALB)
  • AWS Lambda Functions
  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

About the author

Learning paths

Andrew is a Labs Developer with previous experience in the Internet Service Provider, Audio Streaming, and CryptoCurrency industries. He has also been a DevOps Engineer and enjoys working with CI/CD and Kubernetes.

He holds multiple AWS certifications including Solutions Architect Associate and Professional.

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ELB Application Load Balancer Challenge