Amazon CloudFront

5m 40s

This Introduction to DNS and Content Delivery on AWS course will introduce you to two services that are used to manage DNS and content delivery within AWS: Amazon Route 53 for DNS and Amazon CloudFront which acts as a CDN, a content delivery network service. It will give you an understanding of their features and use cases, as well as a high-level overview of how they operate.

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Course Objectives

The objectives of this course are to:

  • Introduce you to Amazon Route 53, including an overview of hosted zones, domain types, record types, and routing policies
  • Give you an understanding of Amazon CloudFront and its high-level process of operation

Intended Audience

This course has been designed for:

  • Solutions architects who are responsible for designing highly available and fault-tolerant architectures
  • Individuals looking to learn more about DNS and content delivery in AWS


To get the most from this course you should have a basic level of awareness of AWS global Architecture and AWS networking principles. 


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