Ensure that your S3 buckets are using Transfer Acceleration feature to increase the speed (up to 500%) of data transfers in and out of Amazon S3 using AWS edge network. S3 Transfer Acceleration feature enables fast, easy and secure transfers of files over long distances between your S3 bucket and your client(s) by taking advantage of AWS CloudFront's globally distributed edge locations. Once Transfer Acceleration is enabled, as soon as your S3 objects reach an edge network location, the data is routed to Amazon S3 over an optimized network path.
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If your applications need to transfer gigabytes to terabytes of data across or between continents, use large S3 objects, or just have a lot of users that upload data to a centralized bucket from all over the world, S3 Transfer Acceleration comes to rescue. This feature also comes in handy when you are unable to use all of your available bandwidth over the Internet when uploading your data to S3.
Note: To enable Transfer Acceleration for your S3 buckets, the name of these buckets must be DNS-compliant and must not contain periods (i.e. ".").
To determine if your Amazon S3 buckets use Transfer Acceleration, perform the following actions:
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To enable Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration for your existing S3 buckets, perform the following actions:
- AWS Documentation
- Amazon S3 Frequently Asked Questions
- Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration
- How Do I Enable Transfer Acceleration for an S3 Bucket?
- PUT Bucket accelerate
- AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) Documentation
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