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Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)

Cloud Provider: AWS

What is Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)

Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) is a service provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that automatically distributes incoming application traffic across multiple targets, such as EC2 instances, containers, and IP addresses, to ensure fault tolerance and scalability.

Key Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) Features

Elastic Load Balancing ensures high availability by automatically distributing traffic across multiple targets, scaling based on demand, performing health checks, offering strong security features, providing in-depth monitoring, and delivering flexibility through various balancer types.

Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) Use Cases

Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) enhances application availability and fault tolerance, supports auto-scaling, ensures secure applications via SSL/TLS offloading, adeptly handles unpredictable traffic spikes, and offers multi-protocol support for diverse application needs.

Services Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) integrates with

Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) pricing models

ELB pricing involves charges based on the type of load balancer (Classic, Application, Network, Gateway) with costs calculated on Load Balancer hours, Load Balancer Capacity Units (LCUs), or Data Processing Units (DPUs), depending on the service, and varies by region.