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ELB Network Load Balancer Playground

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2h
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Free playExplore without specific objectives or guided instruction.
Real-world experiencePractice in a live, pre-configured sandbox environment.
Lab description

Load balancing is a process that distributes traffic across a group of resources capable of handling the traffic. The load balancing process enables applications to scale horizontally.

Learning how and when to use a network load balancer will make you more proficient at deploying solutions in AWS that involve networking and scaling.

In this hands-on playground lab, you will have the time and freedom to really get to know the network load Balancer service.

Intended Audience

  • Candidates for Solution Architect Associate and SysOps Administrator Associate certifications
  • Cloud Architects
  • DevOps Engineers

Prerequisites

Familiarity with the following topics will be beneficial but is not required:

  • Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
  • Network Load Balancer
  • AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
  • Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model

The following courses and labs can be used to fulfill the prerequisite:

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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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Lab steps
Logging In to the Amazon Web Services Console
ELB Network Load Balancer Playground