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Estimating Costs of CloudFront Workloads Using the AWS Pricing Calculator

This lab presents the issue of costs and latency being too high for our website. We will use the AWS Pricing Calculator to view the costs of using CloudFront in front of S3 and then create our CloudFront distribution to cut latency and optimize our costs.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Apr 22, 2022

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  1. Challenge

    Compare Costs

    In this objective, we will review the current environment and understand the costs of our site using the Pricing Calculator. We will review the proposed changes to the environment (i.e., adding CloudFront) and compare the differences.

  2. Challenge

    Create, Deploy, and Test Our CloudFront Distribution

    In this objective, we will create our CloudFront distribution and the records necessary to start utilizing it. We will then test the site connectivity.

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