Leverage AWS Edge Locations for Scale (BP1, BP3) - AWS Best Practices for DDoS Resiliency

Leverage AWS Edge Locations for Scale (BP1, BP3)

Access to highly-scaled, diverse internet connections can significantly increase your ability to optimize latency and throughput to users, to absorb DDoS attacks, and to isolate faults while minimizing the impact on your application’s availability. AWS edge locations provide an additional layer of network infrastructure that provides these benefits to any web application that uses Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53. When you use these services, your content is served and DNS queries are resolved from locations that are often closer to your users.