Amazon CloudFront

Updated: Nov 12, 2020

In this article we shall look into what Amazon CloudFront is, how it works (with examples), benefits and its pricing, in a summarized format. I hope this will be very much useful for beginners and for those who prepare for AWS exams.


What is Amazon CloudFront?

  • Amazon CloudFront is a webservice that expedites the distribution of static and dynamic website content.

  • It can also be called as on-demand content management system.

  • Amazon manages several data centers called Edge locations in each region to deliver static and dynamic website content through CloudFront.

  • Amazon CloudFront stores the static and dynamic content in its cache memory.

  • CloudFront speeds up the distribution of your content by routing user requests to the edge location.


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