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Akamai vs jsDelivr: What are the differences?

Akamai: The leading platform for cloud, mobile, media and security across any device, anywhere. 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; jsDelivr: A free Open Source CDN for webmasters and developers. Unlike the competition, jsDelivr uses multiple CDN providers, resulting in the best possible uptime and performance. We currently use MaxCDN, CloudFlare, and KeyCDN.

Akamai and jsDelivr belong to "Content Delivery Network" category of the tech stack.

jsDelivr is an open source tool with 2.69K GitHub stars and 1.9K GitHub forks. Here's a link to jsDelivr's open source repository on GitHub.

Twitter, Salesforce, and Yahoo! are some of the popular companies that use Akamai, whereas jsDelivr is used by StackShare, myPresences, and Yump. Akamai has a broader approval, being mentioned in 92 company stacks & 15 developers stacks; compared to jsDelivr, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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What is 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.

What is jsDelivr?

Unlike the competition, jsDelivr uses multiple CDN providers, resulting in the best possible uptime and performance. We currently use MaxCDN, CloudFlare, and KeyCDN.
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        What are some alternatives to Akamai and jsDelivr?
        CloudFlare
        Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
        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.
        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.
        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.
        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.
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        Combining the speed and reliability of multiple CDN's (plus additional servers) - this is the future of content distribution

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        Akamai sits at the front of the site, all assets and pages are cached for a minimum of 60 seconds. Requests to the edge peak at over 100k/s.

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