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Amazon's ever-cumulating cloud is today rolling into the business of speedy Internet content delivery. The online bookseller today flipped the beta switch on Amazon CloudFront, a new service that caches high-traffic content on the company's worldwide network of edge locations so it's always near the end-user for low latency …

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United States of A

WTF I've heard US of A, USA, United States of America, but United States of A never.

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Don't tread on me!

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I'm back in the...

@ AC 11.18 23:59 GMT: Actually, these days, it's more like the USSA.

@ Austin Modine: Hey! You! Get offa' my cloud!

Sorry; El Reg has been reporting on "cloud computing" for so long without doing a Rolling Stones reference...somebody had to do it.

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pricing by location

great. that makes cost planning easy, and invoicing a treat to verify.

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Prices change daily?

A pricing calendar no less, do prices change daily then? :) I'll assume you mean calculator.

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Poor mens CDN

It's dirt cheap but you pay for what you get: plain web caching and some DNS routing. Low service level, no support, no streaming, no statistics. And setup is horribly difficult. CloudFront is the poor mens CDN!

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