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Use Case: Lambda@Edge vs CloudFront Functions

This is a post on the the use case differences between Lambda@Edge and CloudFront Functions. This is a Quick & Simple post.

Let’s begin.

Very Quick History

First, you should be aware that CloudFront Functions (released in 2021)came after Lambda@Edge (released in 2017) as that gives you some context for the differentiation. Lambda@Edge was initially introduced to allow you to modify responses and requests at the ‘edge’ (closer to your users). It behaves like a regular Lambda except you would…



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