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CloudFlare vs DNSimple: What are the differences?

What is CloudFlare? The Web Performance & Security Company. Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.

What is DNSimple? We make DNS simple. DNSimple provides the tools you need to manage your domains. We offer both a carefully crafted web interface for managing your domains and DNS records, as well as an HTTP API with various code libraries and tools Buy, connect, operate!.

CloudFlare belongs to "Content Delivery Network" category of the tech stack, while DNSimple can be primarily classified under "DNS Management".

"Easy setup, great cdn" is the top reason why over 398 developers like CloudFlare, while over 25 developers mention "Simplified dns" as the leading cause for choosing DNSimple.

Stack Exchange, Lyft, and Udemy are some of the popular companies that use CloudFlare, whereas DNSimple is used by StackShare, thoughtbot, and esa. CloudFlare has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2328 company stacks & 727 developers stacks; compared to DNSimple, which is listed in 53 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of CloudFlare
Pros of DNSimple
  • 420
    Easy setup, great cdn
  • 273
    Free ssl
  • 198
    Easy setup
  • 186
    Security
  • 180
    Ssl
  • 97
    Great cdn
  • 77
    Optimizer
  • 71
    Simple
  • 44
    Great UI
  • 28
    Great js cdn
  • 12
    AutoMinify
  • 12
    DNS Analytics
  • 12
    Apps
  • 12
    HTTP/2 Support
  • 9
    Easy
  • 9
    Ipv6
  • 9
    Rocket Loader
  • 8
    IPv6 "One Click"
  • 7
    Cheapest SSL
  • 7
    Fantastic CDN service
  • 7
    Nice DNS
  • 7
    SSHFP
  • 7
    Ip
  • 7
    Free GeoIP
  • 7
    Amazing performance
  • 7
    API
  • 6
    SPDY
  • 6
    Free and reliable, Faster then anyone else
  • 6
    DNSSEC
  • 5
    Asynchronous resource loading
  • 4
    Performance
  • 4
    Easy Use
  • 4
    Ubuntu
  • 4
    Global Load Balancing
  • 3
    Mtn
  • 2
    Support for SSHFP records
  • 2
    CDN
  • 2
    Maker
  • 1
    Mdsarwarali649@gmail.com
  • 1
    Y
  • 26
    Simplified dns
  • 21
    Not GoDaddy
  • 14
    Powerful
  • 9
    Good pricing
  • 9
    RESTful API
  • 4
    Reliable and secure
  • 1
    Terraform integration

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Cons of CloudFlare
Cons of DNSimple
  • 2
    No support for SSHFP records
  • 2
    Expensive when you exceed their fair usage limits
  • 1
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    What is CloudFlare?

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

    What is DNSimple?

    DNSimple provides the tools you need to manage your domains. We offer both a carefully crafted web interface for managing your domains and DNS records, as well as an HTTP API with various code libraries and tools. Buy, connect, operate!

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