Which load balancer fits my workload best? As is often the case, AWS offers more than one solution. Read on to learn whether to use the Application Load Balancer (ALB) or the Network Load Balancer (NLB) to distribute incoming requests among a fleet of virtual machines or containers.[Read more…] about ALB vs. NLB: Which AWS load balancer fits your needs?
Application Authentication and Authorization on AWS
In this blog post, you will learn to implement authentication and authorization for your own HTTP(S)-based applications on AWS.[Read more…] about Application Authentication and Authorization on AWS
How to Create Visual Representations of Your AWS Environment
In this video of Cloudcraft Live scanning, we’ll demonstrate how easy it is to visualize your AWS environment in just a few clicks.continue reading
How to Replicate Your Data with DynamoDB Global Tables
In my last post about Multi-Region AWS Architectures, I discussed how you could reduce end-user latency and increase availability by running your application in multiple regions. I compared AWS services that help you to run your application in various regions at the same time. In this post, we’ll focus on one data store that shines in multi-region architectures: Amazon DynamoDB.continue reading
How to Choose the Best Way to Scale EC2 Instances
Migrating workloads into the cloud — and specifically to AWS — comes with many advantages. You can operate workloads in new ways. When you only pay for what you use and add capacity within minutes, the world of auto-scaling opens up.continue reading
What Architects Should Know About re:Invent 2020
Amazon Web Services is always changing. New features are added and new services are launched all the time. But during re:Invent – the annual AWS conference – a flood of news is poured out on us. Some news will change the way we architect cloud-native applications today or in the coming months. While other news is irrelevant to us.