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Get a grasp on QA, load balancing in AWS

AWS Elastic Load Balancing is an important component of application development in AWS; QA testing is the next critical step. How well do you know these AWS features and processes?

The AWS cloud provides the compute resources that developers need to build applications. And as application deployment methods evolve with the cloud, Elastic Load Balancing in AWS is a crucial piece of the equation because it offers IT teams the ability to route traffic as demand grows.

But AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) is not without its quirks. While many AWS customers rely on the service to improve latency and fault tolerance, others have turned to workarounds or open source options for load balancing in AWS, particularly to help manage high-volume workloads.

Regardless of what tool you choose for load balancing in AWS, quality assurance (QA) testing is a must for any application. In AWS, there are a variety of nuances to QA testing, and IT teams must carry out the most appropriate approach.

How well do you know these elements of managing application performance and load within the AWS cloud? Take this quiz to find out.

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This was last published in March 2016

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