Amazon CloudFront vs CloudFlare vs Google Cloud CDN

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Amazon CloudFront

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CloudFlare

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Google Cloud CDN

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Pros of Amazon CloudFront
Pros of CloudFlare
Pros of Google Cloud CDN
  • 245
    Fast
  • 166
    Cdn
  • 157
    Compatible with other aws services
  • 125
    Simple
  • 108
    Global
  • 41
    Cheap
  • 36
    Cost-effective
  • 27
    Reliable
  • 19
    One stop solution
  • 9
    Elastic
  • 1
    Object store
  • 1
    HTTP/2 Support
  • 420
    Easy setup, great cdn
  • 272
    Free ssl
  • 196
    Easy setup
  • 185
    Security
  • 179
    Ssl
  • 96
    Great cdn
  • 76
    Optimizer
  • 70
    Simple
  • 43
    Great UI
  • 28
    Great js cdn
  • 11
    DNS Analytics
  • 11
    Apps
  • 11
    AutoMinify
  • 11
    HTTP/2 Support
  • 8
    Easy
  • 8
    Rocket Loader
  • 8
    Ipv6
  • 7
    IPv6 "One Click"
  • 6
    Nice DNS
  • 6
    SSHFP
  • 6
    Fantastic CDN service
  • 6
    Cheapest SSL
  • 6
    Amazing performance
  • 6
    API
  • 6
    Free GeoIP
  • 5
    SPDY
  • 5
    DNSSEC
  • 5
    Free and reliable, Faster then anyone else
  • 5
    Ip
  • 4
    Asynchronous resource loading
  • 3
    Ubuntu
  • 3
    Easy Use
  • 3
    Global Load Balancing
  • 3
    Performance
  • 1
    Maker
  • 1
    Mtn
  • 1
    Support for SSHFP records
  • 1
    CDN
  • 2
    Extremely Fast

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Cons of Amazon CloudFront
Cons of CloudFlare
Cons of Google Cloud CDN
  • 3
    UI could use some work
  • 1
    Invalidations take so long
  • 1
    Expensive when you exceed their fair usage limits
  • 1
    No support for SSHFP records
  • 2
    Very expensive not for newbies

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What is Amazon CloudFront?

Amazon CloudFront can be used to deliver your entire website, including dynamic, static, streaming, and interactive content using a global network of edge locations. Requests for your content are automatically routed to the nearest edge location, so content is delivered with the best possible performance.

What is CloudFlare?

Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.

What is 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.

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What are some alternatives to Amazon CloudFront, CloudFlare, and Google Cloud CDN?
Akamai
If you've ever shopped online, downloaded music, watched a web video or connected to work remotely, you've probably used Akamai's cloud platform. Akamai helps businesses connect the hyperconnected, empowering them to transform and reinvent their business online. We remove the complexities of technology, so you can focus on driving your business faster forward.
Google Cloud Storage
Google Cloud Storage allows world-wide storing and retrieval of any amount of data and at any time. It provides a simple programming interface which enables developers to take advantage of Google's own reliable and fast networking infrastructure to perform data operations in a secure and cost effective manner. If expansion needs arise, developers can benefit from the scalability provided by Google's infrastructure.
Fastly
Fastly's real-time content delivery network gives you total control over your content, unprecedented access to performance analytics, and the ability to instantly update content in 150 milliseconds.
MaxCDN
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.
Amazon S3
Amazon Simple Storage Service provides a fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web
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