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Why we need CloudFront if we have Apache or FTP server in our datacenter?

Content or Data can be downloaded from Apache or FTP server which we can deploy in the Datacenter. How CloudFront can help or how it is effective than the servers in Datacenter?

Hi Samaya,

If content delivers from data center, global users gets latency issue and when huge traffic comes, server should have capability to handle the traffic.

Cloudfront delivers the data / content to customers globally with low latency, high transfer speeds and
works as load balancer.

Cloudfront cache your origin server data (data center) and stores to the edge location. It serves the request from user near by edge location.

In case of your data center down, cloudfront still serves the content to your user and its depends on TTL value configured in cloudfront.

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