What is a failover policy?
A policy that allows you to redirect traffic to a disaster recovery region if a health check fails
What is a Latency based policy?
A policy that allows you to route traffic to the region with the lowest latency
What is a Weighted routing policy?
A policy that allows you to split traffic between regions based on weight, 25%, 25%, 25%, 25%
What is a Multi-Value routing policy?
A policy that allows you to randomly distribute traffic to multiple resources using multiple record sets
What is a GeoLocation routing policy?
A policy that allows you to choose where to send traffic based on the geolocation of users
What is a Simple routing policy?
A policy that allows for only one record, and optionally multiple IP addresses. If multiple, traffic will be sent in round robin style.
What is a CNAME?
A canonical name that resolves one domain to another: m.website.com –> website.com
What is the difference between Simple routing and Multi-Value?
Simple routing allows for multiple IPs but only one record set. Multi-Value allows for multiple IPs and multiple record sets. Also allows for health checks to remove failed servers
What is an Alias Record?
Used to map resource record sets in your hosted zone to ELB, Cloudfront or S3 websites
Given a choice, should you choose an Alias or a CNAME?