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Amazon CloudFront Purge Speed

Last updated 60 minutes ago. FAQ

How long does it take to purge (invalidate/delete) a single object from cache on Amazon CloudFront?
CDN Planet measures CDN Purge Speed every hour from 3 global locations. Learn more.

Purge Speed in Last 7 Days

Summary

Purge Time in seconds in last 7 days based on 512 measurements from US, GB and HK. Time between sending the purge request to the CDN API and sending the request to the CDN that returned a cache MISS

p25
Median
p90
p99
3s
4s
12s
16s

United States

Purge Time in seconds based on 128 measurements. Time between sending the purge request to the CDN API and sending the request to the CDN that returned a cache MISS

p25
Median
p90
p99
3s
4s
11s
16s
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Great Brittain

Purge Time in seconds based on 128 measurements. Time between sending the purge request to the CDN API and sending the request to the CDN that returned a cache MISS

p25
Median
p90
p99
3s
4s
12s
16s
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Hong Kong

Purge Time in seconds based on 128 measurements. Time between sending the purge request to the CDN API and sending the request to the CDN that returned a cache MISS

p25
Median
p90
p99
2s
5s
11s
15s
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FAQ

What is the definition of Purge Time?

Purge Time is the time between sending the purge request to the CDN API and sending the request to the CDN that returned a cache MISS. More details are in the next FAQ item.

How is the data collected for CDN Purge Speed Stats?

Read the answer on the CDN Purge Speed Stats page.

What do p25, median, p90 and p99 mean?

These are all percentiles. In p25, the 25 signifies it is the 25th percentile. The median is a word for the 50th percentile.

Read the extended answer on the CDN Purge Speed Stats page.

Is Purge Speed data available for other CDNs?

Yes, CDN Planet tracks Purge Speed of Cloudflare, CloudFront, CacheFly, Edgio and Gcore.

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