AWS Elemental MediaStore
User Guide

Document History for User Guide

The following table describes the documentation for this release of AWS Elemental MediaStore. For notification about updates to this documentation, you can subscribe to an RSS feed.

Change Description Date

AWS CloudFormation support

You can now use an AWS CloudFormation template to create a container automatically. The AWS CloudFormation template manages data for five API actions: creating a container, setting access logging, updating the default container policy, adding a cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) policy, and adding an object lifecycle policy.

May 17, 2019

Limits for streaming upload availability

For objects with streaming upload availability (chunked transfer of objects), the PutObject operation is limited to 10 TPS and the GetObject operation is limited to 25 TPS.

April 8, 2019

Chunked transfer of objects

Added support for chunked transfer of objects. This capability allows you to specify that an object is available for downloading before the object is uploaded completely.

April 5, 2019

Access logging

AWS Elemental MediaStore now supports access logging, which provides detailed records for the requests that are made to objects in a container.

February 25, 2019

Object lifecycle policies

Added support for object lifecycle policies, which govern the expiration date of objects within the current container.

December 12, 2018

Increased object size limit

The limit for an object's size is now 25 MB.

October 10, 2018

Increased object size limit

The limit for an object's size is now 20 MB.

September 6, 2018

AWS CloudTrail integration

The CloudTrail integration content has been updated to align with recent changes to the CloudTrail service.

July 12, 2018

CDN collaboration

Added information about how to use AWS Elemental MediaStore with a content delivery network (CDN) such as Amazon CloudFront.

April 14, 2018

CORS configurations

AWS Elemental MediaStore now supports cross-origin resource sharing (CORS), which allows client web applications that are loaded in one domain to interact with resources in a different domain.

February 7, 2018

New service and guide

This is the initial release of the video origination and storage service, AWS Elemental MediaStore, and the AWS Elemental MediaStore User Guide.

November 27, 2017


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