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When user uploads image to AWS S3 from web app hosted on DO, is that outbound or inbound bandwidth transfer?

Posted April 11, 2020 188 views
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Hi! I’m still new to DO and its services but I’m planning on creating a web app that will allow users to upload images to AWS S3. I intend to host the web app on a DO droplet. Would the image upload be considered inbound or outbound bandwidth transfer? From my understanding, the image is uploaded directly to S3 but since it’s being uploaded from the web app, I would think it’s outbound (please correct me if I’m wrong).

On a different note, would you recommend performing image resizing/compression on the droplet or offloading that to AWS?

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