Media Files Stored on Amazon S3 Cloud Storage

Posted by Umair Abbasi on Oct. 9, 2017

We migrated from Digital Ocean Block Storage to Amazon S3 Object Storage. This setup allows us to pay for storage used instead of storage allocated.

We have also enabled Amazon CloudFront on all S3 buckets. This enables caching of all media files for faster media load times. In addition media files are served from servers geographically closest to the user.

Static files such as CSS, and JS are still served from the SSD block storage.

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