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BaishanCloud versus Tencent Cloud

Easily compare BaishanCloud and Tencent Cloud for POP locations, products, pricing, features & support. We hope this helps you better understand the similarities and differences between these content delivery networks.

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Company

Company BaishanCloud Tencent Cloud
Short profile BaishanCloud is a leading provider of cloud data services in China and around the world. As the only service provider based in China to be recognized by Gartner as possessing 'global' network capabilities, BaishanCloud is one of the fastest growing companies in the CDN space. Tencent Cloud is a leading global CDN that has resources distributed in 50+ countries and the highest service volume of all CDNs in Asia. It has a massive network with 1,100+ nodes in mainland China, extending beyond major ISPs to more than a dozen local providers.

Products

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Unknown = Unknown
Product BaishanCloud Tencent Cloud
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes Dynamic Acceleration Yes ECDN (Enterprise CDN)
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes Cloud Delivery Yes CDN
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes Cloud Delivery Yes CDN
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Yes Streaming Yes LVB (Live Video Broadcast )
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes Streaming Yes VOD
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization Yes Cloud Delivery No
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain No Available in Q4 2020 Yes DNSpod
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes Cloud Security Yes WAF
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes Cloud Security Yes Anti-DDoS Advanced
tooltip Anti-DDoS Pro also available
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs No No
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Unknown Sortof/partially Serverless Cloud Function

Network

Region BaishanCloud Tencent Cloud
North America 11 11
Latin America 1 2
Europe 6 6
Russia & CIS 0 1
Asia excl. China 18 21
China 400 1100
Oceania 4 1
Middle-East 2 4
Africa 1 1

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration BaishanCloud Tencent Cloud
Minimum contract term 12 months None
Minimum monthly costs Unknown None
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests Unknown None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Unknown None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.055 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.081 - $0.12 per GB (varies per region)
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.12 per GB

Features

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration BaishanCloud Tencent Cloud
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. No Account creation requires a BaishanCloud employee's assistance Yes Self-service, credit card required
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Sortof/partially 30 minutes Sortof/partially 5 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com No Sortof/partially Use DNSPod for DNS
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
tooltip Fetch compressed or uncompressed from origin (configurable)
Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
tooltip Fetch compressed or uncompressed from origin (configurable)
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS Yes HTTP, HTTPS, match protocol
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Configure specific other Host header
tooltip CDN can also forward client request Host header to origin
Yes Can be IP address or hostname
tooltip Can be same host as in client-to-CDN requests
Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Yes Sortof/partially Custom implementation by Tencent DevOps team
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Yes Upload in the portal or via API Yes Cloud Object Storage with free tier. Upload in the portal or via API
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Full and granular control Yes Full and granular control
Cache control - client caching Yes Full and granular control Yes Full and granular control
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Yes Cache-Control extensions support Sortof/partially Serve stale if origin sends 5xx
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Instantly (<1 second) Sortof/partially 5 minutes
Purge - capabilities Yes Purge all, purge by directory, soft purge Sortof/partially Purge all, purge by directory
Analytics Yes Many metrics in the UI Yes Many metrics available in console and via API
Log files Yes Available for download in Portal or via API. Format can be customized. Yes W3C formatted. Available for download in console and via API. Log roll period and delay depends on traffic volume.
API Yes Purge, configuration, analytics, logs Yes Purge, configuration, analytics, logs
HTTPS & Content Protection BaishanCloud Tencent Cloud
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net No Yes
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs SNI. Pricing is custom. Yes SNI. First 20 DV certs are free. Wildcard allowed
tooltip TrustAsia is the Certificate Authority
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Extra costs Pricing is custom Yes SNI and free. Wildcard allowed.
Token authentication Yes Not self-service, support is needed Yes 4 types of token/URL signing available
Geo blocking Yes Not self-service, support is needed Sortof/partially Not self-service, support is needed
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Not self-service, support is needed Yes Based on Referrer or IP address
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Yes Not self-service, support is needed No
IP white/blacklisting Yes Not self-service, support is needed Yes Console and API. Block/allow individual IPs and IP ranges

Support

Customer support BaishanCloud Tencent Cloud
Documentation Sortof/partially Good documentation but not public Yes Good, extensive and public documentation
Humans Yes 24/7 email support and phone support. Multiple support packages are available Yes 24/7 support via the console. Multiple VIP support packages are available