Fastly vs jsDelivr: What are the differences?
Developers describe Fastly as "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. On the other hand, jsDelivr is detailed as "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.
Fastly and jsDelivr 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, jsDelivr provides the following key features:
- Open Source
- Smart Load Balancing
"Real-time updates" is the top reason why over 20 developers like Fastly, while over 7 developers mention "Its fast" as the leading cause for choosing jsDelivr.
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.
According to the StackShare community, Fastly has a broader approval, being mentioned in 96 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to jsDelivr, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.
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