Accelerating Access to Global Servers from China Using Global Acceleration

What Is Global Acceleration?

  1. Elastic Binding: You can bind a backend service to a Global Acceleration instance to accelerate the Internet access, and unbind that backend service whenever the Internet acceleration is no longer required.
  2. Configurable Network Capabilities: You can adjust the bandwidth of a Global Acceleration instances based on your business needs. Changes take effect in real time.

Solution Architecture and Resource Provisioning

  1. Lambda testing URL (https://hniust8de4.execute-api.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/default/time) will return current date time
  1. 1 x ECS with minimum requirement 1 vCPU and 1 GB Memories
  1. Service Area: Singapore
  2. Acceleration Area: ShenZhen
  3. Bandwidth: 10Mbps
  1. 1 x ECS with minimum requirement 1 vCPU and 1 GB Memories

Configure Nginx Reverse Proxy

server {
listen 80 default_server;
listen [::]:80 default_server;
server_name _;
root /usr/share/nginx/html;
# Load configuration files for the default server block.
include /etc/nginx/default.d/*.conf;
location /default/ {
proxy_buffering off;
proxy_pass https://hniust8de4.execute-api.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/default/;
}
error_page 404 /404.html;
location = /40x.html {
}
error_page 500 502 503 504 /50x.html;
location = /50x.html {
}
}

Configure Global Acceleration

Subscribe to Global Acceleration Instance

  1. Bandwidth Type: Dedicated Bandwidth
  2. Acceleration Area: Mainland China
  3. Region: China (ShenZhen)
  4. Service Area: Asia Pacific
  5. Peak Bandwidth: 10 Mbit/s
sudo vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0:1
DEVICE=eth0:1
IPADDR=192.168.0.214
NETMASK=255.255.255.255
ONBOOT=yes
ifup eth0:1

Set Up a Testing Client in SZ with curl Installed

Test Network Connectivity

  1. Access AWS SaaS platform via Global Acceleration Instance IP
  2. Compare the speed between AWS endpoint and Alibaba GA

Accessing AWS SaaS Platform via Global Acceleration Instance IP

Comparing the Speed between AWS Endpoint and Alibaba Cloud GA

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