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Deliver Custom Content With CloudFront

Amazon CloudFront connects with other members of the AWS Family of services to deliver content to end users at high speed and with low latency. In order to get started with CloudFront, you simply create a Distribution, point it at a static or dynamic Origin running on an AWS service such as S3 or EC2 […]

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New Features for Amazon CloudFront: Server Name Indication (SNI) and HTTP Redirection

Amazon CloudFront is a web service for content delivery. You can use CloudFront to deliver content to your end users with low latency, high data transfer speed, and no commitments. I am happy to announce that CloudFront now supports Server Name Indication (SNI) for custom SSL certificates, along with the ability to take incoming HTTP […]

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AWS Trusted Advisor Update – CloudFront Content Delivery Optimization

Step by step, the AWS Trusted Advisor keeps getting better and better. As you might already know, the Trusted Advisor inspects your AWS environment and makes recommendations that can save you money, increase system performance and reliability, and improve your security profile. Today we are introducing a new check (number 32 if you are keeping […]

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Amazon CloudFront Now Supports Microsoft Smooth Streaming

Delivering high-quality video or audio content to web and mobile clients is a tricky endeavor. Beyond supporting a multitude of formats and device types, you need to account for frequent and dramatic changes in the quality of each customers Internet connection. Latency, available bandwidth, transmission error rates, and other factors stand to compromise the overall […]

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Geographic Restriction with Amazon CloudFront

My colleague Nihar Bihani sent me a guest post to announce a new and often-requested feature for Amazon CloudFront. — Jeff; CloudFront just added a geo-restriction feature to make it easier to restrict access to your content based on the geographic location of your viewers. In early 2012 we published a tutorial that shows how […]

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