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Company

BelugaCDN launched their services in 2015 and is a pay-as-you-go, low-cost CDN provider. They have a full-featured IPv4+IPv6 network and POPs on 5 continents.
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Products

BelugaCDN is about straightforward caching and content delivery. Small file, large file, downloads and video.

View the table below for more insight into BelugaCDN products.
Hover over/touch the product to view a short description.

  • Available/supported = Yes
  • Partially = Sort of/partially
  • Not available/supported = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Product
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Not available/supported
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Available/supported
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Available/supported
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Partially Only delivery of the HTTP video streams, no transcoding or transmuxing
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Available/supported Pseudo-streaming (progressive streaming), byte range requests support
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization Not available/supported
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Not available/supported
WAFWeb Application Firewall Not available/supported
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Not available/supported
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Extra costs Available upon request

Network

BelugaCDN has a focus on North America and Europe. The other POPs are small capacity and turned on for specific customers only. BelugaCDN plans to upgrade the Bangalore and Singapore POPs to become high-capacity 'SuperPOPs' in 2017.
BelugaCDN network map

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Region POPs Locations
North America 14 United States Atlanta - Chicago - Dallas - Newark - Miami - New York - Palo Alto - San Jose - Seattle - Washington DC - Weehawken
Canada Quebec City - Toronto
Latin America 1 Brazil São Paulo
Europe 3 Germany Frankfurt
United Kingdom London
Netherlands Amsterdam
Russia & CIS 0
Asia, excl China 5 Hong Kong Hong Kong
Japan Tokyo
India Bangalore
South Korea Seoul
Singapore Singapore
China 0
Oceania 1 Australia Sydney
Middle-East 0
Africa 0

Pricing

BelugaCDN offers their CDN services without long term contracts. The cheapest plan is $5/m and gets you 500 GB at $0.01 per GB. At high volume plans the per GB price drops to $0.005. Note: this pricing applies to traffic delivered from their North-America and Europe POPs.
BelugaCDN pricing plans

Pricing & contract duration
Minimum contract term None
Minimum monthly costs $5
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests 5000 requests per GB included. Overages $0.0035 per 10k requests
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.01 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown

Features

BelugaCDN features include real-time log streaming, instant purging, free SSL/TLS on customer domain, token authentication, transfer speed rate limiting and full dual-stack network (IPv4 + IPv6 everywhere). BelugaCDN is one of few CDNs that completely supports all five SSL extensions: OCSP stapling, HTTP/2, ALPN, dynamic record sizing, perfect forward secrecy. Learn more. BelugaCDN offers a Grafana App for viewing CDN usage metrics.

View the tables below for more insight into the features BelugaCDN supports.
Hover over/touch the feature name to view a short description.

  • Available/supported = Yes
  • Partially = Sort of/partially
  • Not available/supported = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Available/supported
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Partially Often instant, sometimes a few minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Partially Global Anycasted IP available, but Beluga recommends against it
HTTP/2 Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Available/supported
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Compress on the fly
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS.
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported
Origin shieldCDN Guide: Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Extra costs Available upon request
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs Available upon request
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Honor origin sent headers or configure overrides
Cache control - client caching Available/supported
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Not available/supported
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instant
Purge - capabilities Partially Purge all and purge using regex
Analytics Available/supported All metrics are aggregated every 10 seconds, exported in real-time
Log files Extra costs Real-time export to Elastic Search or Redis. FTP.
tooltip 10 million requests/month free, $0.50/million events exported overage
API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Not available/supported
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Not available/supported
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Available/supported Free (SNI)
tooltip TLS support includes full TLS Dynamic Record Sizing and ECDSA support per Q1 2017
Token authentication Available/supported
Geo blocking Available/supported
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Not available/supported
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported

Support

Customer support
Documentation Available/supported Yes, public
Humans Available/supported Basic support (setup & troubleshooting: M-F, 9AM-5PM EST) is included for all accounts. Platinum (monthly spend more than $500) accounts receive priority. Enterprise customers receive phone support (w/ custom SLA).

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