Amazon CloudFront

Amazon CloudFront is a global content delivery network (CDN) service that accelerates delivery of your websites, APIs, video content
or other web assets. It integrates with other Amazon Web Services products to give developers and businesses
an easy way to accelerate content to end users with no minimum usage commitments.

Amazon CloudFront has a simple, web services interface that lets you get started in minutes.
In Amazon CloudFront, your content is organized into distributions.
A distribution specifies the location or locations of the original version of your files.
A distribution has a unique domain name (e.g.
that you can use to reference your objects through the global network of edge locations.
If you wish, you can also map your own domain name (e.g. to your distribution.
You can create distributions to either download your content using the HTTP or HTTPS protocols,
or stream your content using the RTMP protocol.


The Amazon CloudFront Global Edge Network

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • South America

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