Category: Amazon CloudFront
There is no easier way to run HTTPS-enabled static websites on AWS than by using Amazon CloudFront and Amazon S3. In this post, we’ll look at automating website deployment on AWS using AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) and TypeScript. We’ll use the architecture that combines CloudFront as the content delivery network, AWS Certificate Manager for secure certificate provisioning, Amazon S3 for reliable website hosting, and Amazon Route 53 as the domain name system.
As customers shift to building applications in the cloud, they require the right tools and software solutions to help them build and distribute scalable, highly engaging applications and online experiences for customers. Amazon CloudFront Ready Partners provide solutions-focused offerings in the end-to-end media management, security, monitoring and analytics, and transfer acceleration space. Their solutions help complement and augment existing AWS services in order to help customers optimize their use of CloudFront.
Contentful Delivers Secure and Low-Latency Media Files Worldwide Using Amazon CloudFront and Lambda@Edge
In the digital-first era, being a content platform means serving thousands of requests per second to users all over the world. Learn how Contentful delivers media files using Amazon CloudFront with Lambda@Edge, achieving low latency on every region worldwide while also running custom-code at the edge that enables security features and high availability. With Lambda@Edge, Contentful can easily ship code that runs close to the user to deliver secure assets.
Bitbucket Pipelines, an integrated CI/CD tool within Bitbucket Cloud that enables developers to execute builds right from within Bitbucket, recently introduced an integration with OpenID Connect and AWS. OpenID Connect is an identity layer above the Oauth 2.0 protocol. With this integration, Bitbucket Pipelines users can authenticate with Amazon S3, Amazon CloudFront, and other AWS resources without having to store secret tokens in Bitbucket.
Synamedia is a leader in video content protection and distribution, starting with satellite-based distribution access control. As customers have moved to over-the-top (OTT) distribution, content protection now includes protecting against pirated streams. Learn how Synamedia reviews the security challenges that accompany OTT live video and how organizations can combine Synamedia’s Headend Watermaking and Streaming Piracy Disruption capabilities to curtail piracy.
Game service providers around the world are releasing new games and updating large-scale contents to attract game users. This post explores how you can leverage the benefits of Amazon CloudFront to deliver successful global gaming content and examines how to leverage CloudFront’s cache, especially in the gaming field. Additionally, CloudFront integrates with AWS Shield and AWS WAF to add flexible layer-specific security types from attacks at the network transport and application layers.
Modern e-commerce websites face challenges in website versioning, system uptime, continuous deployments, and A/B testing. Migrating a full e-commerce solution is not a trivial project, and doing so while maintaining two versions of the website in production makes it more challenging on many levels. Leveraging AWS edge services, you can increase business agility by not only improving the migration experience, but also by employing A/B testing to validate business decisions faster.
Atlassian users who run Jira, Confluence, or Bitbucket applications across distributed teams find that, due to slower network connectivity, content sometimes loads much slower for team members in geographically distant regions. A new feature in Atlassian’s Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket Data Center versions allows the use of Amazon CloudFront to improve the user experience and overall performance of applications hosted in other global regions.
By leveraging services like Amazon S3 to host content, AWS Competency Partner Cloudar has a cost effective way to build websites that are highly available. If content is stored in a single Amazon S3 bucket, all of the content is stored in a single AWS region. To serve content from other regions, you need to route requests to different Amazon S3 buckets. In this post, explore how to accomplished this by using Amazon CloudFront as a content delivery network and Lambda@Edge as a router.