Fastly vs Google Cloud CDN: What are the differences?
Fastly: We're redefining content delivery. 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: Low-latency, low-cost content delivery using Google's global network. 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.
Fastly and Google Cloud CDN can be categorized as "Content Delivery Network" tools.
Some of the features offered by Fastly are:
- static content delivery
- event-driven content delivery
- Dynamic Site Acceleration (DSA)
On the other hand, Google Cloud CDN provides the following key features:
Twitter, reddit, and Slack are some of the popular companies that use Fastly, whereas Google Cloud CDN is used by Teleport, Resource Guru, and Trell. Fastly has a broader approval, being mentioned in 96 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to Google Cloud CDN, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.