Anycast for AWS. Load balancer and failover.

Datapath.io's Anycast solution uses multiple AWS regions to globally load balance internet traffic, and maximize availability and failover.

 
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Anycast for Amazon Web Services (AWS)

 

Datapath.io uses Anycast for global network load balancing and failover. Anycast maximizes uptime and availability, making your web services and applications scalable, reliable and resilient

The Anycast architecture uses AWS Direct Connect to multiple regions and transit providers for a global Anycast network. Currently, Datapath.io has connections to the following AWS regions: Frankfurt, Ireland, and Virginia.

Anycast Load Balancer

The Anycast load balancer helps AWS based web services and applications globally load balance internet traffic; providing a robust, resilient and scalable service.

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Anycast Failover

Anycast is used to maximize availability and uptime by automatically re­routing internet traffic in the event of AWS region wide outages.

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Anycast

How Anycast Works

Anycast allows multiple AWS regions to advertise the same IP address.

Anycast nodes correspond to AWS regions, and probes are individual clients.

Each client request is routed to the closest AWS region or network node.

The result is faster DNS queries and content delivery.

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Anycast DNS

Anycast DNS allows web services to replicate DNS name servers by code within AWS.

DNS queries can then be routed to the nearest AWS region, which results in significant network latency reduction.

Datapath.io also uses anycast DNS for DNS failover and DNS load balancing.

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Anycast DNS
Anycast BGP

Anycast BGP

BGP anycast optimizes content delivery from your website or application to the client. Datapath.io responds to DNS queries with one Anycast IP address from several AWS regions or VPCs. Requests are then routed to the nearest AWS region.

Datapath.io combines Anycast DNS and BGP Anycast into one service, improving availability, resilience, scalability and robustness. Datapath.io simultaneously reduces network latency for AWS based services and applications.

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Maximize availability, uptime, reliability, resilience and minimize network latency
for AWS hosted services and applications.

Faster Applications

Faster Applications

Reduce network latency for both DNS queries and Http requests, resulting in faster websites and applications.

Availability

Availability

Maximize availability, uptime and failover protection for your website or application by intelligently switching between AWS regions

Load balancer

Load balancer

Make your AWS hosted web services more reliable, resilient and scalable by load balancing Internet traffic across multiple AWS regions.

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