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How is CloudFront charged?

Last Updated: 25th March, 2020

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Charge for submitting data to your origin.
You incur CloudFront charges when users transfer data to your origin, which includes DELETE , OPTIONS , PATCH , POST , and PUT requests. The charges include data transfer for WebSocket data from client to server.

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Regarding this, does CloudFront cost money?

You pay $600 per month for each custom SSL certificate associated with one or more CloudFront distributions using the Dedicated IP version of custom SSL certificate support. This monthly fee is pro-rated by the hour.

Beside above, what is CloudFront used for? Amazon CloudFront is a fast content delivery network (CDN) service that securely delivers data, videos, applications, and APIs to customers globally with low latency, high transfer speeds, all within a developer-friendly environment.

Also to know is, is CloudFront free?

Free-tier eligible customers can now try Amazon CloudFront at no additional cost. The free tier for Amazon CloudFront includes up to 50 GB data transfer and 2,000,000 requests per month aggregated across all AWS edge locations. Please visit the AWS Free Usage Tier page for more information.

How does Amazon CloudFront work?

Amazon CloudFront is a web service that gives businesses and web application developers an easy and cost effective way to distribute content with low latency and high data transfer speeds. With CloudFront, your files are delivered to end-users using a global network of edge locations.

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