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Azure — Difference between Azure Load Balancer and Application Gateway

Comparison: Azure Load Balancer vs Application Gateway in Azure.

TL;DR:

Azure Load Balancer works with traffic at Layer 4.
Application Gateway works with Layer 7 traffic, and specifically with HTTP/S (including WebSockets).

Azure Application Gateway

Azure Application Gateway — Route Based Traffic

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Ashish Patel

Ashish Patel

Cloud Architect • 2x AWS Certified • 5x Azure Certified • 2x OCI Certified • MCP • .NET • GCP • Docker • Kubernetes • Terraform (https://iamaashishpatel.ml)