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Category: Amazon CloudFront

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How Arc XP lowered data transfer costs by $500k per year with Amazon CloudFront and Lambda@Edge on AWS

The Washington Post, an American daily newspaper company, delivers digital news content using Arc XP’s digital experience platform. Arc XP originated in The Post and has grown into a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business used by publishers, broadcasters, and brands to create, host, and monetize engaging content for over 1,500 websites globally. Photo Center is an Arc […]

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Modify images cached in Amazon CloudFront using Amazon S3 Object Lambda

Delivering optimized content is critical to a positive end user experience. As data access requirements evolve, the end user may need a transformed version of the original content. The transformations may include masking an image’s metadata, watermarking, or resizing an image before returning it to the user. The object should be stored in its original […]

Amazon S3 Multi-Region Access Points

Building an active-active, latency-based application across multiple Regions

Many enterprises are looking to optimize the performance of their applications in order to deliver the best possible experience to their end users. Applications with global user bases are keenly aware of latency, and how high latency and poor performance can negatively affect their users’ experience. With data in one location, like on premises, it […]

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Updating Amazon S3 object ACLs at scale with S3 Batch Operations

Access control lists (ACLs) are permission sets associated with data or other system resources that dictate access permissions, and they have been a staple of data security for decades. You may come across a situation where you want to update the ACL on a large number of files, perhaps billions or more. For example, you […]

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Allowing external users to securely and directly upload files to Amazon S3

Organizations are often required to store files, images, and other digital assets in a repository. In many cases, the source of these files are partners or individuals who are not connected to internal systems and requires corporate authentication in order to upload the files. Customers traditionally use servers to handle file uploads, which can use […]

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Reminder: Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront service certificates migrating to Amazon Trust Services starting March 23, 2021

Update (June 2022): On June 16th, 2021 12:00 PM PDT, Amazon CloudFront finished the migration of CloudFront’s default certificate from DigiCert to the Amazon Trust Services (ATS) Certificate Authority (CA). At this time, all CloudFront edge locations are serving CloudFront’s default certificate from the new ATS CA. On June 2nd, 2022 12:00 PM PDT, Amazon […]

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A look inside how global multimedia agency Reuters uses Amazon Web Services

My name is Romeo Radanyi and I am a Solutions Architect at Thomson Reuters, where I help teams understand and adopt cloud technologies. I’m involved in setting enterprise-level standards, pushing forward our Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning plans, and building many Reuters News Agency systems. I have also created and delivered a course at A […]