Application Load Balancer — Azure Front Door

As the world is increasingly interconnected, everyone shares the responsibility of securing cyberspace ~ Newton Lee

Azure Front Door is a highly available and scalable global application delivery network service that offering load balancing on HTTP/S level (layer 7) for applications.

In a plain illustration below, Azure Front door(custom DNS www.foo.com) load balances web applications deployed in east us and west us. Due to its routing capability, it can direct requests to the nearest, least latency location(of course based on…