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Nuxeo Configuration Tips: Storing asset renditions (thumbnails, picture views, video transcoding…) in a dedicated S3 bucket

“Is it possible to store all the asset renditions in their own dedicated S3 bucket?” This is a question I get from clients a lot and has a very simple solution, but the answer is somehow hidden in Nuxeo’s (very complex but awesome!) documentation.

In this blog I’m referring specifically to a Nuxeo instance configured to store the binaries in AWS S3 but the main idea will still apply, no matter where you store your binaries.

What are asset renditions?

If you are here, you probably know what a document rendition is. Feel free to read the documentation for all the supported renditions, but to keep things simple, let’s take the most common assets in a DAM: images and videos.