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Medianova versus Tencent Cloud

Easily compare Medianova 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 Medianova Tencent Cloud
Short profile Medianova is originally a Turkey CDN, but in the last few years has grown quickly to become a global player with a strong presence in Europe. Medianova uses modern technologies like their patent pending Dockerized CDN Platform, HTTP/2, BBR and Brotli. 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 Medianova Tencent Cloud
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes Dynamic Site Acceleration Yes ECDN (Enterprise CDN)
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes Yes CDN
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes Yes CDN
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Yes Internet Live Streaming Yes LVB (Live Video Broadcast )
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes Video on Demand Yes VOD
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization Yes Image Optimization No
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain No Yes DNSpod
WAFWeb Application Firewall No Yes WAF
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes Yes Anti-DDoS Advanced
tooltip Anti-DDoS Pro also available
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Yes Private CDN No
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Unknown Sortof/partially Serverless Cloud Function

Network

Region Medianova Tencent Cloud
North America 7 11
Latin America 1 2
Europe 13 6
Russia & CIS 1 1
Asia excl. China 2 21
China 0 1100
Oceania 1 1
Middle-East 5 4
Africa 2 1

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Medianova Tencent Cloud
Minimum contract term 12 months None
Minimum monthly costs Varies by product and service 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) Confidential, market competitive $0.055 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) Confidential, market competitive $0.081 - $0.12 per GB (varies per region)
LATAM traffic (low volume) Not applicable $0.12 per GB

Features

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration Medianova Tencent Cloud
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes Yes Self-service, credit card required
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Yes One to three minutes Sortof/partially 5 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Yes Sortof/partially Use DNSPod for DNS
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? No Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Compress on the fly. Brotli support! 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 Can be different from origin host 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 FTP, SFTP, Rsync Yes Cloud Object Storage with free tier. Upload in the portal or via API
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Yes Full and granular control
Cache control - client caching Yes 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 Instant. Purge all may take up to 1 minute Sortof/partially 5 minutes
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge file paths, purge all Sortof/partially Purge all, purge by directory
Analytics Yes Near real-time Yes Many metrics available in console and via API
Log files Yes Not by default, only on request Yes W3C formatted. Available for download in console and via API. Log roll period and delay depends on traffic volume.
API Yes Purge, analytics, configuration, encoding Yes Purge, configuration, analytics, logs
HTTPS & Content Protection Medianova Tencent Cloud
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Free (not SNI) Yes
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate No Yes SNI. First 20 DV certs are free. Wildcard allowed
tooltip TrustAsia is the Certificate Authority
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes SNI Yes SNI and free. Wildcard allowed.
Token authentication Yes Yes 4 types of token/URL signing available
Geo blocking Yes Streaming Sortof/partially Not self-service, support is needed
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Streaming Yes Based on Referrer or IP address
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No No
IP white/blacklisting Yes Streaming Yes Console and API. Block/allow individual IPs and IP ranges

Support

Customer support Medianova Tencent Cloud
Documentation Yes Yes, public Yes Good, extensive and public documentation
Humans Yes All customers get 24/7 email support with 3 minutes response time and access to Technical Account Managers Yes 24/7 support via the console. Multiple VIP support packages are available