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AWS WAF, AWS Firewall Manager, and AWS Shield Advanced
Developer Guide (API Version 2015-08-24)

Example AWS Shield Advanced Use Cases

You can use Shield Advanced to protect your resources in many types of scenarios. However, in some cases you should use other services or combine other services with Shield Advanced to offer the best protection. Following are examples of how to use Shield Advanced or other AWS services to help protect your resources.

Goal Suggested services Related service documentation
Protect a web application and RESTful APIs against a DDoS attack Shield Advanced protecting an Amazon CloudFront distribution and an Application Load Balancer Amazon Elastic Load Balancing Documentation, Amazon CloudFront Documentation
Protect a TCP-based application against a DDoS attack Shield Advanced protecting a Network Load Balancer attached to an Elastic IP address Amazon Elastic Load Balancing Documentation
Protect a UDP-based game server against a DDoS attack Shield Advanced protecting an Amazon EC2 instance attached to an Elastic IP address Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud Documentation