[AWS] CloudFront

Cloud Front is a Content Delivery Network (CDN) – lower latency, higher transfer speed, and reduced server load. It has built-in DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack protection.

  • CloudFront is a global service.
  • The domain name is created when a distribution is created and is used to view contents in a browser.
  • Objects are cached for the life of the Time to Live (TTL). – 24 hours by default
  • You can invalidate (clear) cached contents manually with some costs.
  • You can use CloudFront Groups (the primary origin and the second origin) for origin failover.
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