What is Amazon Cloud Front?

Definition of Amazon Cloud Front

Amazon Cloud Front is a cloud-based content delivery network service provided by Amazon Web Service. It is an interoperable, globally present content delivery network designed specifically for developers, content-based applications and websites, delivering content to the geographically dispersed audience. It distributes their content over worldwide Amazon servers that reduce latency and improves time-to-delivery.

Brief Description of Amazon Cloud Front

Amazon Cloud Front is a service targeted at resolving data and content latency issues through a content delivery service. It has a global presence of servers where each CDN server is aligned & configured to serve users in specific geographic domains. Amazon Cloud Front enables the delivery of static, dynamic as well as streaming content through their CDN edge servers. When a user requests content, it delivers it using the nearest edge location and the provider is billed for the amount of user requests made. It can be integrated with entire Amazon services and other web applications through open source API support.

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