Compare the difference between AWS ALB vs NLB, CLB » –

ELB stands for Elastic Load Balancer is an AWS load balancing service that distributes incoming requests and transfers the underlying resources. ELB currently has 3 main types:

  1. Application Load Balancer (ALB)
  2. Network Load Balancer (NLB)
  3. Classic Load Balancer (CLB)

The following figure compares the difference between ALB vs NLB and CLB

AWS ELB Comparison

The biggest difference is that ALB works at Application Layer, NLB works at Layer 4 (Transport), CLB works in both 4 and 7.

To be continued…

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