CloudBerry Explorer freeware is a powerful Windows program that helps to
manage all aspects of Amazon S3 storage. Many people use Amazon S3 to host
their media content or entire websites to offload static content from their
web servers, increase scalability or deal with so called TechCrunch effect,
when after publishing a review on a popular website such as TechCrunch the
number of visitors suddenly jumps tenfold.
One of the things that have been successfully employed by professional
webmasters to improve scalability and lower the web server load is content
caching. Content caching is a directive to the client browser to store a
certain file that rarely changes such as image on a local computer. Next time
the user requests the same page, the cached content is taken from the local
computer rather than requested from the web server. Not only it allows for
better user ... (more)
CloudBerry Session at Cloud Expo
CloudBerry Lab has released CloudBerry Explorer v1.7, a freeware application
that allows users to manage files in Amazon S3 buckets just as they would on
their local computers.
CloudBerry Explorer allows end users to accomplish simple tasks without
special technical knowledge, automate time-consuming tasks to improve
AWS Import/Export (http://aws.amazon.com/importexport/) accelerates moving
large amounts of data into and out of AWS using portable storage devices for
AWS loads your data directly onto and off of storage de... (more)
Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Explorer freeware 2.7 and later. As
always we are trying to stay on top of the new functionality offered by
Amazon S3 to offer the most compelling Amazon S3 and CloudFront client on
Windows platform. Amazon has released a set of S3 features that allow
customers to host their entire website on Amazon S3. The newer version of
CloudBerry Explorer freeware comes with a full support for those features.
AWS customers commonly serve image and video content out of S3, but they
typically do not host their html content out of S3. The biggest issue wa... (more)
Sometimes you have to copy a lot of files to your Amazon S3 account. For
instance you want to move your static HTML files and images off your hosting
provider to Amazon S3 to take advantage of reliable and secure storage, cost
efficiency and CloudFront CDN or you simply want to backup your files to S3.
CloudBerry Explorer can help you to make it easily and quickly.
Note: this post assumes that you are familiar with CloudBerry Explorer. if
you don’t we urge you to download it for free at
Introducing copy queue
Chose you source and destinatio... (more)
This is a second part of our article on how to host content of your website
on Amazon S3. In this post we will discuss the advantages of storing media
content of your website using Amazon CloudFront service and how CloudBerry
Explorer can help.
If you want to learn how to get your Amazon S3 account you can read our
previous post here . I also highly recommend reading the first part of this
article that explains why you may want to host your media content on Amazon
S3 and how to do that with CloudBerry Explorer.
In this article we will go beyond that and explain how you... (more)