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Tag: Amazon CloudFront

New CloudFront Feature: Invalidation

Under normal conditions, an Amazon S3 object in a bucket that is part of a CloudFront distribution can be cached at a CloudFront edge location per the object’s TTL (Time to Live). In many situations it is possible to come up with a reasonable value for the TTL ahead of time. In other cases you […]

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Enhanced CloudFront Logs, Now With Query Strings

One thing that I love (among many) about working at Amazon.com is the customer-driven innovation cycle. We introduce a new product or service with a useful yet somewhat minimal feature set. We do this to get it out into the real world as soon as possible so that our customers can start to use it […]

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Amazon CloudFront: HTTPS Access, Another Edge Location, Price Reduction

We continue to enhance Amazon CloudFront at a rapid pace. Here’s the latest and greatest: We’ve added a new edge location in New York City. This location will provide even better performance to users requesting your content from New York and the northeastern United States. We’ve reduced pricing for CloudFront HTTP requests by 25%. The […]

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NASA JPL, robots and the AWS cloud

NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, NASA’s lead center for robotic exploration of the solar system is doing some pretty extraordinary things with the AWS cloud. I had the opportunity to meet with their CTO to discuss some of the interesting projects they are working on. Like the early explorers of Deep Space, they were also early […]

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Amazon CloudFront Now Supports Streaming Access Logs

You can now enable logging for an Amazon CloudFront Streaming distribution (see my recent post for more information about CloudFront Streaming). Once enabled for a particular distribution, CloudFront logs all accesses to a designated Amazon S3 bucket.The information in the log files will let you know which of your streaming media files are the most […]

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Improving Global Application Performance

Today I would like to talk about ways to make your website run faster and more efficiently. There are several benefits from doing this including better search engine rankings, a better customer experience, and an increase in sales or conversions. You can always improve your architecture, tune your database, and optimize your code. In each […]

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