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Amazon Web Services: Route 53


In this blog we will discuss Route 53. It is also knowan as amazon distributed DNS. It is fully featured. It supports multiple DNS record types, multiple routing algorithm.It also has resource level IAM Control

Route 53 is distributed DNS. It is distributed geographically.


User in North America will use DNS locally located. It makes it faster

Route 53 supports all major record types. It has TTL control



Route 53 have 2 types of Algorithm

  • Weighted Round Robin (WRR)
  • Latency Based Routing (LBR)
So this is all about Route 53. Now you should have high  level understanding how amazon works

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