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.