ELB Network Load Balancer Playground

Lab Steps

Logging in to the Amazon Web Services Console
ELB Network Load Balancer Playground

Ready for the real environment experience?

Time Limit2h


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


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:

About the Author
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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 the Developer - Associate, Sysops Administrator - Associate, and Solutions Architect – Associate AWS certifications.