AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) vs troposphere: What are the differences?
Developers describe AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) as "Automatically distribute your incoming application traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 instances". With Elastic Load Balancing, you can add and remove EC2 instances as your needs change without disrupting the overall flow of information. If one EC2 instance fails, Elastic Load Balancing automatically reroutes the traffic to the remaining running EC2 instances. If the failed EC2 instance is restored, Elastic Load Balancing restores the traffic to that instance. Elastic Load Balancing offers clients a single point of contact, and it can also serve as the first line of defense against attacks on your network. You can offload the work of encryption and decryption to Elastic Load Balancing, so your servers can focus on their main task. On the other hand, troposphere is detailed as "Library to create AWS CloudFormation descriptions". The troposphere library allows for easier creation of the AWS CloudFormation JSON by writing Python code to describe the AWS resources. troposphere also includes some basic support for OpenStack resources via Heat.
AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) and troposphere are primarily classified as "Load Balancer / Reverse Proxy" and "AWS" tools respectively.
troposphere is an open source tool with 3.62K GitHub stars and 1.11K GitHub forks. Here's a link to troposphere's open source repository on GitHub.
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I use an Application Load Balancer to balance the load to the EC2 clusters of nightly.zerotoherojs.com and dojo.zerotoherojs.com.
Addditionally, ELB protects my cluster against DDOS attacks: So it is multi-birds with one stone.
We're progressively migrating from classic ELB to newer ALB for ssl offloading and NLB for internal load balancing.
AWS ELB is used to load balance various web and application services across multiple EC2 instances.
- Application type
- SSL free
- forwarding by rules.
- multiple target groups with only one ALB