What is Cloudflare CDN?
A CDN is a distributed network of servers that provides several advantages for a web site: Cached content: By caching web site content, It helps improve page load speeds, reduce bandwidth usage, and reduce CPU usage on the server.
Cloudflare CDN is a tool in the Content Delivery Network category of a tech stack.
Cloudflare CDN is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Cloudflare CDN's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Cloudflare CDN?
26 companies reportedly use Cloudflare CDN in their tech stacks, including Pratilipi, Oxylabs, and Foretag.
44 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Cloudflare CDN.
Cloudflare CDN Integrations
Google Analytics, Terraform, Plesk, Buddy, and cdnjs are some of the popular tools that integrate with Cloudflare CDN. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Cloudflare CDN.
Pros of Cloudflare CDN
Cloudflare CDN's Features
- China supportAPI programmability
- Cache tags
- Cache control header extensions
- Concurrent Streaming Acceleration
- Web cache deception protection
- ETag header support
- Cross origin resource sharing (CORS) support
- Customizable cache expiration periods (TTL)
- Intelligent traffic routing to avoid congestion and latency
- Support for MPEG-DASH, HLS, and CMAF video files
- Fast cache purge
Cloudflare CDN Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Cloudflare CDN?
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Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
Google Cloud CDN
Google Cloud CDN leverages Google's globally distributed edge caches to accelerate content delivery for websites and applications served out of Google Compute Engine. Cloud CDN lowers network latency, offloads origins, and reduces serving costs. Once you've set up HTTP(S) Load Balancing, simply enable Cloud CDN with a single checkbox.
It lets you reduce load times, save bandwidth, and speed responsiveness—whether you’re developing or managing websites or mobile apps, or encoding and distributing streaming media, gaming software, firmware updates, or IoT endpoints.
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The MaxCDN Content Delivery Network efficiently delivers your site’s static file through hundreds of servers instead of slogging through a single host. This "smart route" technology distributes your content to your visitors via the city closest to them.