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Fastly vs StackPath: 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; StackPath: Secure Edge Platform for Developers. Build your applications and services at the edge, with Edge Computing and Edge Services that give you high performance, full security, and total control.

Fastly belongs to "Content Delivery Network" category of the tech stack, while StackPath can be primarily classified under "Platform as a Service".

Some of the features offered by Fastly are:

  • static content delivery
  • event-driven content delivery
  • Dynamic Site Acceleration (DSA)

On the other hand, StackPath provides the following key features:

  • VPN
  • Containers
  • Virtual Machines
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Pros of Fastly
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    Real-time updates
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    Fastest CDN
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    Powerful API
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    Great support
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    Great customer support
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    Custom VCL
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    Instant Purging
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    Tag-based Purging
  • 5
    Good pricing
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    HTTP/2 Support
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    Best CDN
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    Image processing on demande (Fastly IO)
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    Speed & functionality
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    Easy DO-like setup, but with edge performance
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    Supports the open source community

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Cons of Fastly
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    Minimum $50/mo spend
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    What is 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.

    What is StackPath?

    Build your applications and services at the edge, with Edge Computing and Edge Services that give you high performance, full security, and total control.

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