What is KeyCDN?
Who uses KeyCDN?
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose KeyCDN in their tech stack.
Platform Update: we’ve been using the Performance Test tool provided by KeyCDN for a long time in combination with Pingdom's similar tool and the #WebpageTest and #GoogleInsight - we decided to test out KeyCDN for static asset hosting. The results for the endpoints were superfast - almost 200% faster than CloudFlare in some tests and 370% faster than imgix . So we’ve moved Washington Brown from imgix for hosting theme images, to KeyCDN for hosting all images and static assets (Font, CSS & JS). There’s a few things that we like about “Key” apart from saving $6 a month on the monthly minimum spend ($4 vs $10 for imgix). Key allow for a custom CNAME (no more advertising imgix.com in domain requests and possible SEO improvements - and easier to swap to another host down the track). Key allows JPEG/WebP image requests based on clients ‘accept’ http headers - imgix required a ?auto=format query string on each image resource request - which can break some caches. Key allows for explicitly denying cookies to be set on a zone/domain; cookies are a big strain on limited upload bandwidth so to be able to force these off is great - Cloudflare adds a cookie to every header… for “performance reasons”… but remember “if you’re getting a product something for free…”
Content delivery network to cater for expanding our international customer base. KeyCDN
- Powerful image processing
- HTTP/2 support
- Free automated Let's Encrypt SSL
- Pay-as-you-go pricing
- No commitment / No subscription / No package
- Push and Pull Functionality
- Shared and Custom SSL
- Restful API
- Live streaming and video on demand (VOD)
- Raw log files available
- Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)
- GZip compression
- Force downloads
- Real-time logs
- HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)