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BunnyCDN versus Fastly

Easily compare BunnyCDN and Fastly 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 BunnyCDN Fastly
Short profile BunnyCDN is CDN with POPs on 6 continents, all the modern content delivery features and prices that are low compared to other CDNs. Founded in 2011, Fastly has grown into a mature CDN provider. Fastly offers a range of services including streaming media delivery and private CDN but Fastly is best known for being a 'real-time CDN', meaning changes happen instantly and the platform can deliver 'uncacheable' content well.

Products

Product BunnyCDN Fastly
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Not available/supported Available/supported
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Available/supported Available/supported
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Available/supported Available/supported
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Not available/supported Available/supported
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Partially Available/supported
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization Not available/supported Available/supported
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Not available/supported Not available/supported
WAFWeb Application Firewall Not available/supported Available/supported
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Not available/supported Available/supported
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Not available/supported Available/supported

Network

Region BunnyCDN Fastly
North America 10 17
Latin America 1 5
Europe 11 7
Russia & CIS 1 0
Asia, excl China 5 6
China 0 0
Oceania 5 6
Middle-East 1 1
Africa 1 2

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration BunnyCDN Fastly
Minimum contract term None None
Minimum monthly costs $10 per year recharge $50
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None $0.0075 - $0.016 per 10k requests
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None Same rates as CDN-to-client traffic
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.01 per GB $0.12 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.03 per GB $0.19 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.045 per GB $0.28 per GB

Features

Web acceleration BunnyCDN Fastly
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Available/supported Available/supported
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Partially 10 seconds Available/supported Instant!
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Not available/supported Available/supported Global anycast IPs are available
HTTP/2 Available/supported Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Available/supported Available/supported IPv6 at Fastly
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Compress on the fly. Brotli Resend from origin or compress on edge. Brotli!
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Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP or HTTPS or Match protocol Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported Hostname or IP address. Can configure specific other Host header Available/supported Can be different from origin host
Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Extra costs In private beta testing Available/supported
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs Upload to central storage in Germany (CDN pulls from this). $0.01/GB Not available/supported
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Honor origin sent headers or configure overrides Available/supported Full and granular control
Cache control - client caching Available/supported Available/supported Full and granular control
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Not available/supported Available/supported Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instant Available/supported Instant!
Purge - capabilities Partially Purge file and purge all Available/supported Purge all and by key
Analytics Available/supported Available/supported Real-time!
Log files Available/supported Accessible via portal and API. Delay is 20-30 seconds. Available/supported Real-time streaming of logs to your server
API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration, logs Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection BunnyCDN Fastly
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Available/supported Free. SNI Available/supported Free
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Available/supported Free. SNI Extra costs $100/m per FQDN, $275/m for wildcard domain
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Available/supported Free. SNI Extra costs EV cert possible.
Token authentication Available/supported Available/supported Enabling URL token validation
Geo blocking Available/supported Country level blocking (at the DNS level) Available/supported
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported blocking specific referrers, block requests without referrer, whitelist allowed referrers Available/supported Creating and using Edge Dictionaries
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Not available/supported Available/supported Authenticating before returning a request
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported Available/supported About Edge ACLs

Support

Customer support BunnyCDN Fastly
Documentation Available/supported Yes, public Available/supported Yes, public
Humans Available/supported All customers get email support with a 24 hour reply SLA (<4 hour plan to be introduced later in 2019). No phone support. Large customers get access to their Slack channel. Available/supported Email support during business hours is free. Pay extra if you need more/better. Two paid plans available