Longest Prefix Match: Understanding Advanced Concepts in VPC Peering


VPC Peering Basics In AWS, a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) peering connection is a networking connection between two VPCs which allows you to route specific traffic between them using either private IPv4 addresses or IPv6 addresses. A VPC peering connection can be created between your own VPCs, or alternatively, a VPC in another AWS account. You can also create an inter-region VPC peering connection where the VPCs are located in different AWS Regions. Amazon EC2 Instances in either VPC can communicate with each other freely as if they are within the same network. One example of VPC Peering is the [...]