In this post, you’ll learn the key steps to create your first Application Load Balancer (ALB) in AWS.
ALB is used to distribute the incoming traffic across multiple targets like EC2 instances — thereby providing single entry point to your applications. It works on Layer 7 (application layer) and provide additional functions like routing, health checks etc. You can read more about ALB in the official AWS documentation.
Here are the key steps to create your first ALB.
Do note that Target group and ALB configuration involve a few steps that are essential to make it work. Purpose of this post is to give a blueprint to make this happen, I will link to relevant content on the web that are more detailed.
Here are step-by-step instructions from AWS to create your ALB.
This is part of my post series, where you get concise and focused information to perform various operations in AWS. The posts give you a blueprint of activities to perform and link to deep-dive resources as required.