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Tencent Cloud versus BaishanCloud

Easily compare Tencent Cloud and BaishanCloud 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 Tencent Cloud BaishanCloud
Short profile 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. 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.

Products

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

Network

Region Tencent Cloud BaishanCloud
North America 11 11
Latin America 2 1
Europe 6 5
Russia & CIS 1 1
Asia excl. China 21 25
China 1100 500
Oceania 1 4
Middle-East 4 3
Africa 1 2

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Tencent Cloud BaishanCloud
Minimum contract term None 12 months
Minimum monthly costs None $500/m
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.045 per GB Unknown
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.067 - $0.09 per GB (varies per region) Unknown
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.11 per GB Unknown

Features

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration Tencent Cloud BaishanCloud
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes Self-service, credit card required No Performed by BaishanCloud's 24/7 support team
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Sortof/partially 5 minutes Yes <5 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Sortof/partially Use DNSPod for DNS No
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Unknown Yes
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, HTTPS, match protocol Yes HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Can be IP address or hostname
tooltip Can be same host as in client-to-CDN requests
Yes Configure specific other Host header
tooltip CDN can also forward client request Host header to origin
Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Sortof/partially Custom implementation by Tencent DevOps team Yes
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Yes Cloud Object Storage with free tier. Upload in the portal or via API Yes 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 Sortof/partially Serve stale if origin sends 5xx Yes Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Sortof/partially 5 minutes Yes Instantly (<1 second)
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge all, purge by directory Yes Purge all, purge by directory, soft purge
Analytics Yes Many metrics available in console and via API Yes Many metrics in the UI
Log files Yes W3C formatted. Available for download in console and via API. Log roll period and delay depends on traffic volume. Yes Available for download in Portal or via API. Format can be customized.
API Yes Purge, configuration, analytics, logs Yes Purge, configuration, analytics, logs
HTTPS & Content Protection Tencent Cloud BaishanCloud
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes No
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Yes SNI. First 20 DV certs are free. Wildcard allowed
tooltip TrustAsia is the Certificate Authority
Extra costs SNI. Pricing is custom.
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes SNI and free. Wildcard allowed. Extra costs Pricing is custom
Token authentication Yes 4 types of token/URL signing available Yes Not self-service, support is needed
Geo blocking Sortof/partially Not self-service, support is needed Yes Not self-service, support is needed
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Based on Referrer or IP address Yes Self-service
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No Yes Self-service
IP white/blacklisting Yes Console and API. Block/allow individual IPs and IP ranges Yes Self-service

Support

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